Presentation on theme: "Egypt Eclipse Expedition 2006 By Alan “Rif” Rifkin."— Presentation transcript:
Egypt Eclipse Expedition 2006 By Alan “Rif” Rifkin
The Expedition Data Dates: March 25 to April 8, 2006 Fourteen Days Pictures taken: 2911 Four different Hotels & one Ship Why: Total Solar Eclipse
Trip Segment Descriptions Five Separate Adventures Giza and the Pyramids Mediterranean and the Eclipse Nile Cruise Cairo Paris
People Our Group 80 people, ATM of Boston, Stellafane & MMS Travel Quest and Sky & Telescope magazine, 600 Al Salloum 15,000 in 20 different camps
Trip Segments South Hadley to Boston, 98 miles, 2:00 hours Boston to Paris, 3450 miles, 7:30 hour flight Paris to Cairo, 1994 miles, 4:30 hour flight Cairo to Marsa Metruh, 295 miles, 5:30 hour bus Marsa Metruh to Al Salloum, 175 miles, 3:30 hour bus Al Salloum to Marsa Metruh, 175 miles, 4:30 hour bus Marsa Metruh to Cairo, 295 miles, 5:30 hour bus Cairo to Luxor, 316 miles, :55 minute flight Luxor to Aswan, 118 miles, 4 day Cruise Aswan to Cairo, 432 miles, 1:15 hour flight Cairo to Paris, 1994 miles, 4:30 hour flight Paris to Boston, 3450 miles, 7:30 hour flight Boston to South Hadley, 98 miles 2:30 hours Total distance 12,890 miles, 49:40 time
49:50 Doesn’t include Transfers from hotels to airports Waiting at airports Waiting for them to load baggage Waiting for them to unload baggage Waiting for them to find lost baggage Waiting for lost people & Howard Going through security- Everywhere! Doing anything with 80 people takes time
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