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This is the 2nd pyramid or the Pyramid of Khafre where we entered a mortuary which was not easy because we had to stoop down while walking for 45 meters down and up again and there was a short but level floor where we can stretch our backs and continue to stooping down while walking again till we reach the tomb. On our way up the guy in front of me slipped and I thought for a while that I had to catch him so we won't fall down 'cause there were more than twenty people behind me. Wish I can show you something about the tomb but it was picture-taking was prohibited. People who are asthmatic and claustrophobic are advised not to go inside.

For more of the Pyramid of Kahfre and the : http://guardians.net/egypt/kheph2.htm
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Nov 08 2007 06:39 GMT kutlu01
very nice
Nov 08 2007 06:48 GMT junsjazz
uyyy! pyramids, here they come! great shot Mavs! how far were you from the pyramid base?
Nov 08 2007 07:50 GMT sini
Wonderful shot!:)
Nov 08 2007 20:45 GMT Tavascarow
Excellent capture.
:))
Nov 08 2007 22:09 GMT mavik
Thanks a lot for the comment, kutlu01!
Nov 08 2007 22:11 GMT mavik
We were just at the entrance, JJ! Very far from this one but the previous one most probably around 15 meters. Thanks for the comment!
Nov 08 2007 22:11 GMT mavik
Thanks a lot for the comment, sini!
Nov 08 2007 22:12 GMT mavik
Thanks for your comment, Tavascarow!
Nov 08 2007 22:19 GMT aquiles PRO
MAGNÍFICA !!!!!!
Nov 08 2007 22:25 GMT mavik
Thanks a lot for the comment, aquiles! :) Have a nice day!
Nov 09 2007 03:59 GMT Wildspirit PRO
It's too bad you weren't allowed to shoot a pic or two....
Nov 10 2007 04:45 GMT mavik
Yes, but I saw a picture in a book I bought there. I'll try to find a link if I can just you'll see how difficult it was to just see a tomb with no mummy inside! LOL
Nov 11 2007 02:33 GMT wifey
Oh my… clausterphobic and asthmatic? … how about people with sore backs or sprained ankles?… I fall into that category. :)
Nov 11 2007 05:46 GMT mavik
Definitely not advisable to go down, too! It was a very narrow passage and stooping will affect your back all the more! Lots of the older people didn't try to go down anymore but I did even if I am not that healthy. :)

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