Sunday, July 30, 1995

On Board the Gina

On board the MSC Gina. (~7/30/95)

The tugboat pushes the Gina into Limmasol, Cyprus. (~7/30/95)


The dock at Limmasol, Cyprus. (~7/30/95)

Saturday, July 29, 1995

Israeli Navy

The Israli navy at Haifa. Look close and see subs. (~7/29/95)


The wing of the bridge. (~7/29/95)

Empty Helm

The Captain is too busy fishing to take the helm. (~7/29/95)

Friday, July 28, 1995

Docks at Ashdad

The docks at Ashdad, Israel. (7/28/95)


Sober, serious leadership is the Gina's secret of success. From left, the Captain, the First Officer, and Chief Engineer. Fishing while at anchor off Ashdad, Israel. (7/28/95)

Thursday, July 27, 1995

53,000 Lbs.

Each container can hold up to 53,000 lbs. (7/27/95)

Gina is a Cargo Ship

This is a cargo ship. On board the MSC Gina.

Life Boat

Always know the way to the life boat. (7/27/1995)

The Mediterranean

The Mediterranean is blue.

On board the MSC Gina. (7/27-8/1995)

Ciao Cairo

Goodbye Alexandria. Ciao Cairo. So long Egypt. (7/27/95)

Cabin on Gina

My cabin on the MSC Gina. (7/27/95)

Editors Note: Toby was aboard the MSC Gina from 7/27/95 to 8/14/95.

The Men I Have to Thank

The men I have to thank for getting me out of Egypt. (7/27/95)

Train Ticket

A first class train ticket from Cairo to Alexandria to catch a ship 2 days ahead of schedule. (7/27/95)

Tuesday, July 25, 1995

Tut Room

Bottom photos taken in the Tut Room of the Egyptian Museum. Top photo just inside the Egyptian Museum. (7/25/95)

Monday, July 24, 1995

Check Out the Shoes

Hey Mohammed! Check out the shoes on this guy! (7/24/95)

Editor's Note: The guys who took Toby up on the hill to get "better pictures" of the pyramids, initially refused to take him back unless he gave them his shoes. They liked his shoes. The incident was resolved with a little "Baksheesh".

Picture From the Hill

You can get a picture from the hill. (Giza. 7/24/95)

Great Pyramid

The Great Pyramid. (7/24/95)

Sunday, July 23, 1995

New Garden Palace

New Garden Palace Hotel, Cairo, Egypt, 10th floor, Rm. #112. (7/23/95)

New Garden Palace Info

The New Garden Place Hotel, Cairo, Egypt. (7/23/95 to 7/27/95).

Suez Canal

En route from Jerusalem to Cairo, I crossed the Suez Canal by ferry. (7/23/95)

Goodbye Israel

Goodbye Israel. Alas, farewell Jerusalem. (7/23/95)

Thursday, July 20, 1995

St. George Monastery

St. George's Monastery outside Jericho. As close as you can get by car. (7/20/95)


The waterfall at Ein Gedi Reserve. (7/20/95)


Caves in the mountainside at Ein Gedir Reserve (look close and you can see mountain goats). (7/20/95)

Ein Gedi Nature Reserve

Path to the waterfall at Ein Gedi Nature Reserve. (7/20/95)

Tour Itinerary

Tour itinerary. Started at 3:00 AM. Returned at 6:00 PM. (7/20/95)

Snake Path

Snake Path at Masada. I couldn't make it to the top. (7/20/95)

Masada (7/20/95)


Masada after sunrise. (7/20/95)


The mountain of Masada, the sun beginning to rise. (7/20/09)

Mount of Olives

Hotel and apartments (condos?) on the top of the Mount of Olives. Men in picture were fighting for unknown reasons. (7/20/95)

Dome of the Rock

The Dome of the Rock, the old city and east Jerulsalem from the Mount of Olives. (7/20/95)

Wednesday, July 19, 1995

Old City Wall

Stupid tourist trying to climb the wall of the old city near the Jaffa Gate. (7/19/95)

Altar at Holy Sepulchre

Altar in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. (7/19/95)

Church of the Holy Sepulchre

Just inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. This church was built by the Crusaders and has a small cave believed to be the burial place of Christ. Christian 1/4 of the Old City Jerusalem. (7/19/95)

West Wall

The west wall up close, old city Jerusalem. (7/19/95)

West Wall - Dome of the Rock

The west (wailing) wall of the Dome of the Rock. Notice the metal detector security check point in the right bottom corner. (7/19/95)

Mount of Olives

The Mount of Olives as seen from a rooftop cafe in the Jewish 1/4 of the old city. (7/19/95)