Arab Republic of Egypt
February 19, 2020
In her book The Western Desert of Egypt Casandra Vivian writes “Siwa is different. It is not Egyptian, but North African. Most Siwans are Berbers, a people who once roamed the North Africa coast from Tunisia to Morocco as early as 10,000 BCE. The Berbers are the true Western Desert indigenous people.”
The Berbers had many visitors: Ancient Egyptians, Greeks, Romans, Christians, Arabs, British, Germans, Italians … and Yours truly.
I visited four of the ancient sites: