Travel Blogs from Kom Ombo, Egypt

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back on board, River nile, Edfu and Kom Ombo, Egypt travel blog

back on board

A travel blog entry by jimandtarja

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... of a boat, as an excuse to stop whatever game they are playing, shouting and dancing and waving on the riverbank. Approaching Kom Ombo, appearing through the haze of late afternoon, Kom Ombo, hits you right between the eyes, perched on the riverside on ...

Glowing Lantern, Train to Cairo, Egypt travel blog

Glowing Lantern

A travel blog entry by lraleigh

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... nbsp; She spoke excellent English that she learned mostly on her own; clearly she was motivated and energetic and intelligent.  As Egypt passed by the windows, we talked about what it is to be a young woman in the Muslim world. When Glowing ...

Nile cruising - call of the donkey, Kom Ombo, Egypt travel blog

Nile cruising - call of the donkey

A travel blog entry by technotrekker

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... which only added to the effect. Sometimes I really dig my timing. Late afternoon on the second day we stopped at Kom Ombo, a small riverside town with a worthy little temple to check out. Dedicated to Sobek and Haroeris (crocodile and falcon gods ...

Not much lucka in a felucca, The Nile somewhere, Egypt travel blog

Not much lucka in a felucca

A travel blog entry by uncle_davros

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It was decided to take a felucca up to or as far as we could handle to Luxor. Before we went, we needed to order some beers. Egyptian Stella. That what does not kill us, only makes us stronger. We figured on an amount to get us through a couple of days ...

Mar 01, 2010, Kom Ombo, Egypt travel blog

Mar 01, 2010

A travel blog entry by worldtraveler2

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Dahabiya Nile Cruise - Day 4, Kom Ombo, Egypt travel blog

Dahabiya Nile Cruise - Day 4

A travel blog entry by freya691

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In the morning we had a leisurely breakfast and wandered along looking at the different shrines. We then came to a magnificent group of 3 shrines built by Merneptah, Rameses II and Seti I during the new kingdom. It has these great pillars on either side ...

Dahabiya on the Nile - Day 3, Fāris, Egypt travel blog

Dahabiya on the Nile - Day 3

A travel blog entry by freya691

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We were woken by a big noisy party coming from the other side of the river at around 4am thereabouts maybe even earlier. Then the mosque started up. Then Pete got up and I looked outside my window on the water to see a fisherman right next to us going ...

Edfu and Komombo, Edfu, Egypt travel blog

Edfu and Komombo

A travel blog entry by shannon

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Today we saw Edfu temple in the morning and Komombo in the afternoon. Edfu was a temple to the god Horus, the falcon. The cool part about this temple though was how we got there. When we got of the boat, horse drawn carriages picked us up and drove us ...

Kom Ombo, Kom Ombo, Egypt travel blog

Kom Ombo

A travel blog entry by aszliross

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Plan: Quick stop off at the Temple of Kom Ombo. Another early morning... who planned this thing? We were up, and packed, and loading into a car to join up with a convoy, which is the only way you are allowed to travel from Aswan to Luxor by ...

Temples Temples Temples, Kom Ombo, Egypt travel blog

Temples Temples Temples

A travel blog entry by evamaria85

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Too many temples to think ...

Serenity, Kom Ombo, Egypt travel blog

Serenity

A travel blog entry by purplefrog

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... , jump on a minibus and head back to Luxor with a couple of temple visits thrown in for good measure. The first was at Kom Ombo itself and was dedicated to the crocodile headed God Sobek. They used to keep live crocodiles here in the temple pool and ...

Temples we got temples, Nile River Cruise - Edfu, Egypt travel blog

Temples we got temples

A travel blog entry by dhensby

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... to give him anything as he was looking after it all, but all in all, very tedious.  More sailing until we arrived at Kom Ombo to visit the temple.  This is a dual temple, overlooking the Nile, dedicated to Horus and to the crocodile god ...

Nile Cruising - Kom Ombo & Edfu, Aswan To Luxor, Egypt travel blog

Nile Cruising - Kom Ombo & Edfu

A travel blog entry by undies

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... us. They all seemed like nice people. We woke early on our first morning onboard the 'Armada' so we could visit the Temple of Kom Ombo, dedicated to the local crocodile god Sobek, and Haroeris. Our guide (who we booked from Aswan) was supposed to meet us ...

Tempio di Kom Ombo, Kom Ombo, Egypt travel blog

Tempio di Kom Ombo

A travel blog entry by stefy81

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... il Tempio di Edfu, abbiamo raggiunto in nave Kom Ombo dove nel tardo pomeriggio (prima fa troppo caldo...) abbiamo effettuato la visita. Kom Ombo Ŕ una cittÓ dell'Egitto posta sulla riva occidentale del Nilo. Si trova a circa 40 Km a nord di Aswan. ...

The Crocodile Temple, Kom Ombo, Egypt travel blog

The Crocodile Temple

A travel blog entry by sianeth

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... into our hands before we reached the temple. Once up there the sun began to sink over the horizon, leaving the ruins of Kom Ombo temple and the Nile beyond it glowing in a deep orange haze. Despite the hundreds of tourists buzzing round it at that time, ...

Day 5 - In De Nile, Nag‛ el-Ruttag, Egypt travel blog

Day 5 - In De Nile

A travel blog entry by dkjohansen

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... to hear. Their rhythms are so cool and loved it we had so much fun and I would highly recommend it to everyone if you go to Egypt to listen to the Nubian music! Well we looked at our watches and it was 1AM! Where did the night go, we quietly sneaked back ...

Cruising the Nile, Kom Ombo, Egypt travel blog

Cruising the Nile

A travel blog entry by studt.family

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... nbsp; The kids get excited at the prospect of discovering a towel creature in our room later today.   Soon the boat docks at Kom Ombo and we go ashore to see the temple, which is dedicated to both Horus the Elder and Sobek, the crocodile god.  ...

Day 18 (Felucca), Edfu, Egypt travel blog

Day 18 (Felucca)

A travel blog entry by adisyl

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Seems the wind is against us today, so we are struggling to make headway, a few km's downriver I can see the Temple of Kom Ombo, which we were due to see this afternoon   Turns out the captain realised the wind was turning, and cast off about 3am, ...

Dual temple of Sobek and Horus., Kom Ombo, Egypt travel blog

Dual temple of Sobek and Horus.

A travel blog entry by andremaheux

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... , you should see what they look like when they're 3000 years old. LOL. Besides that, the temple is very well preserved and showcases some of the most beautiful god and pharaoh depictions I've seen in Egypt. Kom Ombo, from the Nile to the sky. ...

Nice, Quiet, Relaxing Day, Sail to Kom Ombo and on to Edfu, Egypt travel blog

Nice, Quiet, Relaxing Day

A travel blog entry by dblegldave

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... or 100 yards later, they fade into stark dessert and mountains...very cool. Took lots of pictures, especially at sunset. Docked at Kom Ombo, where we walked to the temple of the same name, dedicated to the Hawk-headed god, Harwar and the crocodile ...

Felucca to Kom Ombo, Kom Ombo, Egypt travel blog

Felucca to Kom Ombo

A travel blog entry by fiseb

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After Abu Simbel, we hopped a felucca from Aswan to Kom Ombo temple and sailed down the Nile ...

Two days on a felucca cruising down the Nile, Kom Ombo, Egypt travel blog

Two days on a felucca cruising down the Nile

A travel blog entry by jpischedda

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At about mid morning on our third day in Aswan we boarded a felucca and began the 45km trip down the Nile to the Temple of Kom Ombo.  Over the next two days and two nights we very leisurely cruised down the Nile.  The main deck area of the ...

Kom - ombo, Kom - ombo, Egypt travel blog

Kom - ombo

A travel blog entry by samuvk

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Kom - ...

Midnight At The Oasis, Kom Ombo, Egypt travel blog

Midnight At The Oasis

A travel blog entry by boydandrose

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... and merriment.  Rose wins the prize for best female costume.  We continue dancing and drinking under the moon and stars in Kom Ombo, listening to music from a wedding close by.  We are staying here for the night and there are no early ...

Felucca cruising and Kom Ombo Temple, Kom Ombo, Egypt travel blog

Felucca cruising and Kom Ombo Temple

A travel blog entry by andrew_leesia

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... night ride back again to Aswan town. We spent two days on the boats and ended the nile valley section of the trip with a quick stop at Kom Ombo temple, which in fact we had a look at the outside of but didn't go in. Have seen our truck up close for the ...

Kom ombo, Kom Ombo, Egypt travel blog

Kom ombo

A travel blog entry by mleleu

... qu’elles passent Ó la postÚritÚ et qu’elles participent Ó l’ÚlÚvation de l'humanitÚ.   Navigation pour arriver a Kom Ombo au coucher du soleil. Nous visitons le temple de Kom Ombo de nuit : le spectacle est grandiose. Le site ...

The Temple of Kom Ombo, Kom Ombo, Egypt travel blog

The Temple of Kom Ombo

A travel blog entry by mxcna78

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Kom Ombo is an agricultural town in Egypt famous for its temple. It was originally a Greek settlement called Ombos, from the Egyptian 'nubt', meaning City of Gold (not to be confused with the city north of Naqada that was also called Nubt/Ombos). The ...

Kom Ombo, Kom Ombo, Egypt travel blog

Kom Ombo

A travel blog entry by jeffandmarie

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Kom Ombo was the first stop on our Nile Cruise. We arrived in the middle of the night and visited the temple just after sun up. A fascinating way to begin a ...

Esna to Kom Ombo, Kom Ombo, Egypt travel blog

Esna to Kom Ombo

A travel blog entry by rossport

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G'day all, Well this is another fine pickle you have gotten me in ollie said nancy when i informed her i was not going to go on the tour this morning so she and the other intrepid travellers took off and left me to wallow in my misery alone (yeah right ...

The Felucca Trip - Aswan to Kom Ombo, Kom Ombo, Egypt travel blog

The Felucca Trip - Aswan to Kom Ombo

A travel blog entry by emillipede

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... jam and cheese triangles. Indescribably better than I've described it!!! After breakfast we continued our 30km journey (from Aswan to Kom Ombo). Again, the day was very relaxing with more games (I spy and backgammon popular today), good food and a ...

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