Egyptian Wildfire Blog Archive on September 12, 2009, 16:04

by Autumn Thompson, age 14

Stacy Mulligan stumbled across the searing desert sands towards a canyon ahead of her, her head aching. She was lost in the desert of Egypt, all alone. And the only reason she was here was because her mom wrote travel books and had come here to research background for her next book.

Stacy remembered her excitement when her mom explained that as a part of her summer vacation, she could come along, and they would actually visit the great pyramids of Egypt. It had been her favorite subject during 5th grade geography — all those stories about archeologists