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  • Tracy Bell

    Abu Simbel Temples, Egypt. Visiting here is on my bucket list.

  • Catherine Owensby

    (LL) the Abu Simbel Temples in Egypt, via Best places in the World - Click image to find more Pinterest pins. My dream is to visit Egypt someday!!!!

  • Angie Ahumada

    My favorite place I visited so far.

  • Yamilet Gilmore

    Abu Simbel Temples, Egypt Because Ive been reading on Ancient Egypt since I was 9!!!

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