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    Vintage photos of Victorian tourists Egypt | Egypt Picture - Bygone Tourists

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    Thomas Hoepker | A Norwegian tourist group on camels near the Giza pyramids. 1962.

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Climbing the pyramid of Cheops around 1900...these people were so lucky to experience this place at the turn of the century!!

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