S A C R E D P L A C E S A R O U N D T H E W OR L D
The crossroads of North Africa and the Middle East have long been a melting pot of people, religion, and civilization. Perhaps the most enigmatic and mys-
terious country is Egypt—the land of Pharaohs and the Nile River, the mighty
waterway that transposed ideas, pilgrims, and living gods for many millennia.