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March 01, 2011 10:11 ET

ROM Egyptologist Gayle Gibson to Share Insider Secrets and Current Thoughts on Touring Egypt Next Year-Wednesday March 16 in Toronto

New Discoveries, Travel Tips, and Gibson's January 2012 Egypt Tour Are Revealed in Special Evening Travel Talk

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 1, 2011) - As Egypt continues to celebrate its bright new future, Your Journey travel presents respected Canadian Egyptologist Gayle Gibson in an Egypt Travel talk. The evening will focus on exciting new Egyptology discoveries, openings and travel tips for 2012. As well, Gibson will share her specialty – mummies and coffins – along with recent findings, new accessibility of middle Egypt (Amarna) and her own unique "Archaeology Alive Tour" (www.youregyptjourney.com) slated for January 2012. This exciting free travel talk takes place March 16, 2011, 7-9pm at Allsteel in Liberty Village, Toronto.

"If you have always dreamed of climbing inside 4000 year old tombs and pyramids, next year will be a great time to travel to Egypt," says Gibson. – "In this talk, I'll share some insight on recent discoveries and what you can actually experience if you go there."

  What: Archaeology Alive – Egypt Travel Talk with Gayle Gibson
    - Recent finds, mummy talk, travel tips and Gibson's own January 2012 tour
  When: March 16, 2011 – 7:00-9:00pm
  Where: Allsteel Resource Centre, 90 Fraser Avenue, The Boiler House (in historic Liberty Village)
  Nearest Intersection: King West and Dufferin
  Admission: FREE with RSVP
  PLEASE RSVP to anna@yourjourney.com or call 800-978-0544
  Light "Egyptian-style" refreshments will be served.

Gibson's own personally led-tour "Archaeology Alive" (www.youregyptjourney.com) set for January 21, 2012 will also be previewed. This special itinerary takes "Egyptophiles" from the excitement of Cairo, Giza and ancient Sakkara, down on the safe new route through the middle of the country to explore the unspoiled towns, lesser known pyramids and other astounding antiquities. The tour's centrepiece is a full day insider's view of Amarna, the Pharaoh Akhenaten's lost 18th dynasty kingdom, guided by renowned Amarna archaeologist, Professor Barry Kemp. Part of the tour price goes to fund his work through the Amarna project. The itinerary features exclusive encounters with history by day, and luxurious accommodations by night.

About Gayle Gibson: Gibson is a respected Canadian Egyptologist who works at the Royal Ontario Museum as a popular teacher, lecturer and Egypt specialist. She appears frequently on television as a "guest Egyptology expert". It was also Ms. Gibson who was among those responsible for correctly identifying Pharaoh Ramses I among the mysterious mummies at the old Niagara museum…and getting him on the road home to Luxor.

About Your Journey Travel: Your Journey is a boutique travel company that arranges customized adventure travel services for individuals and small groups. www.yourjourney.com.

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