The Abu Simbel temples are two massive rock temples in Abu Simbel, a small village in Nubia, southern Egypt, near the border with Sudan. They are situated on the western bank of Lake Nasser, about 230 km southwest of Aswan.
Egypt - Karnak, Luxor. Facts about Egypt: Area: 997,739 sq km. Mostly desert; only 3% is arable land – along the banks and delta of the Nile River and around the Western Desert oases. Population: 84,474,427. Capital: Cairo. Official language: Arabic Languages: 27 languages
Some managed to fare a lot better than others. The Arnold children and mother on their newly fenced and newly cleared land. Note strawberry plants. Western Washington, Thurston County, Michigan Hill. photographer: Dorothea Lange 1939 Aug.