A Semester in Photographs – Egypt Spring 2012

After a momentous experience in Egypt, the spring 2012 students have returned home. Here is a brief look at their semester abroad and reflections of their adventures in staff and student photographs.

During oreintation week, students visited the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx.

Students visiting the Great Pyramids

Students in front of the Sphinx

Early in the semester, student also took a tour of Islamic Cairo.

Students in Islamic Cairo

Students in Islamic Cairo

Students touring with Egyptian friends

In early February, a weekend excursion to Alexandria was organized by AMIDEAST.

Students in the Library at Alexandria.

At the end of March, students cruised down the Nile to explore Upper Egypt.

Group photo at Luxor

Relaxing (and getting some studying in!) on the Nile cruise

In mid-April,  students explored the Siwa Oasis.

Students in Siwa

Picnicking at the Siwa Oasis

Throughout the semester, students took advantage of the many AMIDEAST opportunities to experience Egypt.

Spring students in front of the Step Pyramid at Saqqara

Students touring Pompei’s Pillar

Student Eric Spioc at the Black and White Desert

Students with Egyptian Language Partners

Working hard in class.

Students working on Arabic

Thank you for a wonderful semester Spring 2012 students! You will be missed!

 

If you participated in the Spring 2012 Area & Arabic Language Studies Program or Egyptology Program in Cairo, Egypt and would like to add photos to this posting, attach and e-mail them to DocsEdAbroad@amideast.org.

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