Travel Blogs from Abu Simbel, Egypt

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Abu Simbel, Abu Simbel, Egypt travel blog

Abu Simbel

A travel blog entry by jimandtarja

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... Lake Nasser. I'm so glad that they managed to rescue this temple, this was down as one of the two main highlights of the holiday. If there are only two places you have a chance to visit in Egypt, then your choice should be the Pyramids and Abu ...

dawn trip to Abu Simbel, Abu Simbel, Egypt travel blog

dawn trip to Abu Simbel

A travel blog entry by exploreamerica

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... the rock face. The thrones are decorated on their sides with Nile gods symbolically uniting Egypt. Not only are the two temples at Abu Simbel among the most magnificent monuments in the world but their removal and ...

Aswan to  Abu Simbel to Kom Ombo to Edfu, Abu Simbel, Egypt travel blog

Aswan to Abu Simbel to Kom Ombo to Edfu

A travel blog entry by shazlex

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... impressed with how huge the temples are.  Although I had told her how enormous the temples are she had no idea.  Abu Simbel is very impressive and it is just as impressive to think that they were moved. The temples are for Ramses II and his ...

Abu Simbel - Ramses II mega temple, Abu Simbel, Egypt travel blog

Abu Simbel - Ramses II mega temple

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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... would mean wall area was at more of a premium. Still, both temples rocked in my opinion and if you come to Egypt Abu Simbel should definitely be on your itinerary. Salaama (bye!). Next entry -> More of Aswan or cruising the Nilus Lucky me travel ...

Abu-Simbel, Abu Simbel, Egypt travel blog

Abu-Simbel

A travel blog entry by tavini

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25 miles north of Sudan... Abu Simbel!, Abu Simbel, Egypt travel blog

25 miles north of Sudan... Abu Simbel!

A travel blog entry by sojanet

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... the journey to Abu Simbel, the southern-most of the 5 towns that make up Aswan.  There is police convoy, so tourists visit Abu Simbel for a limited time in the ealry morning.  It was a 3-hour drive, greeted by a sunrise in the middle. I had ...

How did they move the sight of Abu Simbel?, Abu Simbel, Egypt travel blog

How did they move the sight of Abu Simbel?

A travel blog entry by worldtraveler2

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... was covered in sand and forgotten until it was discovered by a swiss man named JL Burckhardt in 1813. Since the Temple of Abu Simbel was being threatened by the rising water of the artificially made Lake Nasser, a team was set up ...

Abu Simbel - See entry for Aswan, Abu Simbel, Egypt travel blog

Abu Simbel - See entry for Aswan

A travel blog entry by djchurch

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See entry for Aswan. Check out the photos in the album ...

Abu Simbel - NO STORY., Abu Simbel, Egypt travel blog

Abu Simbel - NO STORY.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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Abu Simbel, Abu Simbel, Egypt travel blog

Abu Simbel

A travel blog entry by shyoungstr

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... -1295BC and they theory is that Nefertari, which means the beauty of all beauties was the sister of Nefertiti and was perhaps Nubian. Abu Simbel costs UNESCO $44 million USD to move out of the lake and rebuild on a replica mountain from 1964-1968. It is ...

A Monument to Ego, Abu Simbel, Egypt travel blog

A Monument to Ego

A travel blog entry by youngtravellers

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... any buses.  Kind of defeats the purpose of a convoy.  After a very long ride through very featureless desert we arrived at Abu Simbel. Here we were off-loaded with fifty luxury tour buses (joy) and all ran at the entrance at once.  After ...

Abu Simbel and floating the Nile, Bottom of  Egypt,, Egypt travel blog

Abu Simbel and floating the Nile

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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... to the other side. Good times! Anway as soon as we got to Asan we booked into a tour to the bottom of Egypt to see Abu Simbel. These are some tombs built by Rammses the second. Heres a paragraph on the history... skip to the next paragraph if you ...

Amazing and ancient Abu Simbel, Abu Simbel, Egypt travel blog

Amazing and ancient Abu Simbel

A travel blog entry by chrisquared

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... that he happened to still have on his camera.  Also, added more info about the temple to some of the individual pics. CMB Abu Simbel while much smaller than Petra is equally or maybe even more amazing to see.  You could only take pictures on the ...

Hello again after yesterday's reasonably ..., Aswan / Abu Simbel?, Egypt travel blog

Hello again after yesterday's reasonably ...

A travel blog entry by gdrenfrew

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... goodbye and i thought of my family and friends. Went to bed earlyish as myself and Nik had signed up for a 5am flight to Abu Simbel - coooome on!! 3.30 start and we got picked up at 4am. arrived at the very pleasant airyport at 4:30 for 5am ...

Abu Simbel, Abu Simbel, Egypt travel blog

Abu Simbel

A travel blog entry by pachi

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... driver instructed us to memorize the position of our vehicle with some hope to keeping the return rendezvous time tight.   Abu Simbel is best explored without the company of busloads of fellow tourists. These magnificent structures should be seen ...

Abu Simbel - the most amazing and crowded Temples, Abu Simbel, Egypt travel blog

Abu Simbel - the most amazing and crowded Temples

A travel blog entry by banian

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Armed and Dangerous, Abu Simbel, Egypt travel blog

Armed and Dangerous

A travel blog entry by dkjohansen

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... the fenceline with sub machine guns. Must admit we did feel safe with all of this security and the reason I hear you asking yourself. Well Abu Simbel is only a few kms away from the Sudan border (as you can see on the map) and they have had some trouble ...

Abu simbel and lots and lots of flying!, Abu Simbel, Egypt travel blog

Abu simbel and lots and lots of flying!

A travel blog entry by jasndan

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... ;A day of travel.. we get up and bags out at 8am, for 8.45am departure to the airport of Aswan. We are heading out to Abu Simbel and I expect a propeller plane to take us, instead we have a massive plane that is 6 seats across and a short flying time of ...

Abu simbel : Part 2, Abu Simbel, Egypt travel blog

Abu simbel : Part 2

A travel blog entry by swatitari

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... Hittites. Of course this is deduced mostly from the inscriptions that Ramses had got carved on various temple walls like in Abu Simbel, Karnak temple (in Luxor) and many more. However there are some evidences which indicate that a compromise was sought ...

Abu Simbel - Concluding part, Abu Simbel, Egypt travel blog

Abu Simbel - Concluding part

A travel blog entry by swatitari

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... the fierece desert sun. It was very peaceful to sit beside it, listening to the gentle waves and beholding the great temples in front of us. It was truly a dream come true to me to experience Abu Simbel and wish that I do it one more time over again :-) ...

Abu Simbel - Can it get any better!?, Abu Simbel, Egypt travel blog

Abu Simbel - Can it get any better!?

A travel blog entry by undies

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... to the temple, wishing we had more sleep under our belts, the temple just hit us...fair between the eyes! Pyramids of Giza...awesome!! Abu Simbel Temple...even better!! The 4 (now 3) 20 metre high statues of King Ramses II guard the entrance to the Great ...

First There Was a Mountain, Abu Simbel, Egypt travel blog

First There Was a Mountain

A travel blog entry by michellendave

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6 March 2013 Day Trip to Temples at Abu Simbel - 290 km each way -- Round Trip Transport to Abu Simbel 75Le each -- Site Entry; 95Le ($14),  adult foreigner price   Convoy The early morning events (convoy forming, vehicle and paperwork ...

An, Abu Simbel, Egypt travel blog

An

A travel blog entry by mxcna78

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... on the facade of the Great Temple itself, but where she also had her own sanctuary, the so-called small temple of Abu Simbel. Below is some information that Amadeus shared with us. This info was nicely complied by someone who had taken this tour ...

Early Morning...Late Night, Fly Cairo to Abu Simbel, then Aswan to Board the Cruise Ship, Egypt travel blog

Early Morning...Late Night

A travel blog entry by dblegldave

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... 40 like it was coming in...much easier. Got to the airport, and it was hoppin' too! Guess many of the tourists flights leave for Abu Simbel at that hour. Mohammed got us to the gate and we bid him farewell until Monday when he'll meet us again back in ...

Day 46 - Cross The Desert to Wadi Halfa, Wadi Halfa, Sudan travel blog

Day 46 - Cross The Desert to Wadi Halfa

A travel blog entry by charlesaclark

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Hair: Lego Beard: Beaverish Distance Travelled: 7665km Frame of Mind: Jubilant I just crossed 1,000 kilometres of the Sahara Desert on a 250cc motorbike.  That's pretty fucking cool. Day 43 - Khartoum I rolled into the Blue Nile Sailing ...

Slow and steady wins the race, Wadi Halfa, Sudan travel blog

Slow and steady wins the race

A travel blog entry by bonthorn

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It wasn't the grand entrance we were hoping for when we arrived in Wadi Halfa, but we made it. I could've kissed the ground. We made an early start this morning, just in case. We started Foxy up, held our breath, and lo and behold, the quick fix with ...

Abu Simbel, Abu Simbel, Egypt travel blog

Abu Simbel

A travel blog entry by gajordandk51

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Abu Simbel... Part II, Abu Simbel, Egypt travel blog

Abu Simbel... Part II

A travel blog entry by aszliross

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We carried on down the lake towards Abu Simbel, and arrived around lunchtime, which created a spectacular setting for our last lunch on the boat. Even though we had already visited the temple the day before, it was incredible to take in its full ...

Jun 18, 2009, Abu Simbel, Egypt travel blog

Jun 18, 2009

A travel blog entry by chris74

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Can't wait to leave egypt and never look back, Abu Simbel, Egypt travel blog

Can't wait to leave egypt and never look back

A travel blog entry by senorbrian

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... for a "fair" yet inflated price and then after that they triple the price on you again AFTER agreeing on a price That being said Abu simbel was lovely nice temple i was lucky to be with a group of Chinese and south Koreans who from what i could tell had ...

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