“Wadi Al-Hitan, in the Western Desert of Egypt, contains invaluable fossil remains of the earliest, and now extinct, suborder of whales, Archaeoceti. These fossils represent one of the major stories of evolution: the emergence of the whale as an ocean-going mammal from a previous life as a land-based animal.”

This “outdoor desert museum” is peaceful, beautiful, and very informative.

Caretaker areas like this are around the entrance section of Valley of the Whales.

We encountered a few people including this young boy at the site.

One of the guides

I have no idea what this is but found it interesting enough to photograph and to post.

Taken from inside one of the small buildings.

The indoor museum.