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Siwa



Siwa
Introduction

1. Ruins of Shali

2. Around Shali

3. The town

4. The oasis

5. Gebel al-Mawta

6. Alexander's oracle

7. Temple of Amon

8. Cleopatra's Pool

9. Gebel Dakrur

10. Tourist Festival

11. Fatnis Island

12. Alexander's Tomb

13. Birket Siwa

14. Birket Zeitun

15. Well of Abu Shuruf

16. Libyan sunset

17. Bir Wahed

18. Night images

19. Losing paradise?

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SIWA
Night images

Shali at night, Siwa, Egypt

Shali at night.
The local authorities have decided to light up 3 of the main mountains of Siwa; Shali, Gebel al-Mawta and Aghurmi (with the Oracle of Amon).
And of course it looks nice, especially the two former. The Gebel al-Mawta has the many openings ot the tomb emphasized, while the crazy formations of Shali becomes almost spooky in the artificial light with the black backdrop.

Gebel al-Mawta at night, Siwa, Egypt

Mountain of the Dead at night.



By Tore Kjeilen