• Boomers Traveling,  Egypt

    King Tut & Valley of the Kings

    Ever since I was a little girl – I’ve been fascinated with Egypt.Maybe it’s because my mother was born here, maybe it’s because I’m part of that generation that collected NatGeo magazines full of Egyptian archeological finds, or maybe it’s because I watch waaaaaay too many history documentaries! I’ve long dreamed of visiting The Valley of the Kings – the final resting place for many of the pharaohs.I was not disappointed.Being here in person was better than my wildest dreams, better than those NatGeo mags, even better than any history doc!!! Unlike their predecessors, the pharaohs of the New Kingdom preferred discreet tombs to monumental pyramids. There are 63 “discovered”…