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On Derelict Duty

THE BAHAMAS – New Providence, Coral Harbor // Thunderball (1965), The Spy Who Loved Me (1977) & Casino Royale (2006)

Bond loves the Bahamas and it’s beaches, casinos and dive sites. But there is more: A military training area is home to one of the classiest Bond movies – and to one of the most adrenaline infused action openers from the franchise. Continue reading

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In the Alley of Blood

EGYPT – Cairo, Gayer-Anderson-Museum & Ibn Tulun Mosque // The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)

When the Bond crew came to Egypt, they were looking for charming oriental and Islamic destinations. In Cairo, they found some – probably not knowing, that they were filming in one of the city’s “bloodiest” neighborhoods. Continue reading

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Get squared at the Pyramids

EGYPT – Cairo, Giza Pyramids // The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)

They might not have been built as a James Bond movie setting in the first place – but with their 4500 years old history the Pyramids of Giza are now the oldest setting of the Bond movieverse. Bond visited them at an enigmatic night-time laser show in the 1970s. Lucky you, the show is still running. Continue reading

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Felucca Timeout

EGYPT – Cairo, Felucca Ride on the Nile // The Spy Who Loved Me (1977)

Though it might not be the fastest vessel, a traditional Egyptian felucca definitly has its charme when it comes to seducing a Russian female agent. Well, or at least when you like to get tricked by one. But beware: Nowadays you might get tricked by the Egyptian skipper! Continue reading

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