I came like a priestess in leopard skin.

I sailed the Nile, collecting the secrets of the temples like carnelian beads on a necklace of gold.

I saw myself with the eyes of a falcon and offered frankincense and myrrh on the altar of my becoming.


Along the way my heart danced red stones into the sand, making a path for the magic to find me...


An expert on ancient Egyptian magic and spirituality, Callan's life has also included being a master falconer, a belly dance instructor, a magazine editor, a competitive surfer and a devoted mother. She founded and published COWGIRL, a western lifestyle magazine for women before writing her new book Waking the Temples, a mystical memoir of her travels through Egypt.