Affirmation of Aurora HDR for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Apple Users
OFFICIAL STATEMENT FROM THE OFFICIAL JURISDICTION OF TREY RATCLIFF IN REGARDS TO THE SEEMINGLY UNRESOLVED MATTER OF AURORA HDR, SUCH OFFICIAL JURISDICTION NEITHER BEING OFFICIAL NOR A JURISDICTION.
IN REGARDS to ARTICLE (also known in common world wide web language as a BLOG POST) that MAY contain the words: "Apple is Dead To Me"
Furthermore, Trey Ratcliff (TR) does not claim any knowledge of an exact date for which AURORA HDR will be made for MICROSOFT WINDOWS computers. But he welcomes that day. TR has weekly conference calls with MACPHUN SOFTWARE (MS, not to be confused with MICROSOFT which often uses the acronym MS, but that is not recognized by this textual body), with which he partners on AURORA HDR. Even though the aforementioned may have written an article-post (Known in AOL Browser-device as a BLOG POST) entitled "Apple is Dead To Me," it does not indicate that TR does not use MS for HDR on APPLE MACINTOSH or its various un-MAGsafed derivatives. The following paragraph will no doubt clarify.
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On our way home we decided to stop in Egypt
When returning from our crazy 60-day trip around the Caribbean we decided to come back through Egypt so the family and I could explore the ancient city first-hand, and WOW what an incredible place it is. We had a packed itinerary from the moment we landed, the highlights being a private tour of the Sphinx with the great Dr. Zahi Hawass, exploring the Pyramids, and lantern shopping at the Khan el-Khalili souk.Facebook Live from the Sphinx
We had the incredible opportunity to have the master of all things Egypt, Dr. Zahi Hawass as our private tour guide while we were there. We had a great time exploring the Sphinx and Pyramids with him. He then joined us for a long dinner along the banks of the Nile where we were staying at the Ritz-Carlton. My girls even dressed up like little Cleopatras for him...
An interview on national Egyptian TV - For all my friends out there who speak Arabic
While we were in Egypt I was invited to be interviewed on national TV by Ossama Kamal on the DMC network. What a fun guy with great questions!
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Some photos from Egypt!
Three ladies in the Cairo bazaar hand over their phone to a friend to get some photos. It was a great day in the bazaar, and we saw some kids playing music in the street and singing… they weren't even looking for money or anything, just singing and having fun!
There are a few places around the Pyramids where you can lease a camel for a bit. If you haven't ridden a camel before, 20 minutes, is more than enough. I've done it a bunch but it was my family's second time. There is always a lot of screaming and panic when they get off the ground... and an endless source of entertainment!
This is one of many mosques I visited in Egypt. One of my favorite tricks is to get in the middle of the mosque and set the camera on the ground. Then try to make your camera as perpendicular as possible, set the timer, and run away!
Look at all those pretzels! By the way, a few of those lamps on the left side ended up back at our home in New Zealand thanks to my little girls! :)
On the very first day in Egypt, I took my family to visit the Pyramids. They were even more awesome than I expected! I have SO many photos… I could not figure out which one to work on first, but I really liked the interplay of the three figures in the foreground with the Pyramids in the far distance.
I didn't get to spend much time at the Pyramids, but I decided to make hay while the sun was shining, and boy it was! A bright bluebird day for sure. But, much to my surprise, a visit here in late January was not hot at all. In fact, it was about 19C/65F degrees with a light breeze. I had to wear two layers to stay warm. I did a lot of studies of people and the Pyramids, and this is one of my favorites.
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