Luxor

To a geographer the word meander means a bend in the river found in the middle course. Some great civilisations have settled up close to these bends and none more so than the likes of Luxor on the great River Nile which can be viewed from a cruising river ship. Highly knowledgeable Egyptologists  such as Abdul-Wahab Mohamed bring these areas to […]

Compass

As a geographer and passionate traveller the word  Compass is embedded in my psyche. We should use compass directions in our every day language when we talk about where a place is located, are we travelling north or south for example. Very often the uninitiated will say  that Brighton is below London….well of course they […]