Twice a year during the equinoxes, a miracle happens at Abu Simbel. And our dream was finally real! The sun was climbing steadily, igniting the shimmering desert sands. Excited and nervous, we stood flanking the inner chamber.
Suddenly, a shaft of pure white light poured through the sanctuary and anointed the visages of four sacred statues. Did I see a wry smile brush the granite lips of mighty King Ramses?