Travel Blogs from Luxor, Egypt

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Luxor Temple & Karnak, Luxor, Egypt travel blog

Luxor Temple & Karnak

A travel blog entry by freya691

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... time to go back to Mara's for a siesta. We slept for a few hours and by 5.30pm we returned into town and visited the Luxor temple, which was just starting to be lit up. Luxor Temple was built largely by Amenhotep III (1380-1352 BC) and Ramses II ...

Mosque Day Friday, Luxor, Egypt travel blog

Mosque Day Friday

A travel blog entry by rayl

... day was going to be Mosque Day Friday.  The plan was to visit as many mosques as I had time to before departing for Luxor.  Unfortunately for me, Friday is the worst day of the week to choose as Mosque Day.  I learned the hard way ...

last day in luxor tomorrow aswan, Luxor, Egypt travel blog

last day in luxor tomorrow aswan

A travel blog entry by senorbrian

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... is a whole day there and back to abu simbol which is suposed to be amazing so hopefully i can make the best of my time in southern egypt before i fly up to Cairo on the 7th and then over to greece on the 10th. I'd be lying if i told you i wasn't excited ...

The Charm of Luxor, Luxor, Egypt travel blog

The Charm of Luxor

A travel blog entry by rhackney

This was really cool. These guys make all of these beautiful vases, etc... by ...

Room $4 a night, Antiquities priceless, Luxor, Egypt travel blog

Room $4 a night, Antiquities priceless

A travel blog entry by chris.cesca

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... we walked to a restaurant that our cruise companions had recommended where we enjoyed some Egyptian bread and dips for dinner. 11th April - Luxor This was a bit of a long day. We were booked to travel on an overnight bus back to Sharm but it didn't ...

The West Bank, Luxor, Egypt travel blog

The West Bank

A travel blog entry by pachi

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... limited access proved detrimental and the tomb is now closed. One can only gaze upon the entrance with longing.   The Egypt Archives can supply you with a glimpse of what you will probably never otherwise see.   Our taxi driver told us ...

Jun 18, 2009, Luxor, Egypt travel blog

Jun 18, 2009

A travel blog entry by chris74

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Valley of Kings, Queens and Workers, Luxor, Egypt travel blog

Valley of Kings, Queens and Workers

A travel blog entry by andrew_leesia

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... other crowds of tourists.  We took a bus across to the west side of the Nile, along the only bridge that exists in the Luxor region (other way is by tourist ferry). The guide told us that the bridge had been around for 10 years, which was very good ...

17 hours later, new continent new craziness!, Luxor, Egypt travel blog

17 hours later, new continent new craziness!

A travel blog entry by senorbrian

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... house and suddenly he was no longer a brother just someone he knew....    So this is my welcome to the real egypt after living in my nice and friendly bubble that was Dahab already instantly i don't trust anyone anymore and am suspicious of any ...

Tombs and Temples in the old capital, Luxor, Egypt travel blog

Tombs and Temples in the old capital

A travel blog entry by richymariner

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... off briefly at Edfu on the way to Luxor (temple dedicated to Horus and one of the best preserved in Egypt), before visitng the major attractions of Luxor. Whilst not as relaxed as Aswan and not as manic as Cairo, Luxor is still an interesting city. ...

Luxor - a lazy day then back to the west bank, Luxor, Egypt travel blog

Luxor - a lazy day then back to the west bank

A travel blog entry by daz1999

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... to catch a break and relax. Following a late breakfast we relaxed by the pool.  In the afternoon we took a taxi to the Luxor Museum.  Before going to the museum we walked along to some shops looking for something to eat.  We asked at the ...

Templos, templos y mas templos, Luxor, Egypt travel blog

Templos, templos y mas templos

A travel blog entry by cpodesta

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Day 59 - Luxor be a Lady Tonight, Luxor, Egypt travel blog

Day 59 - Luxor be a Lady Tonight

A travel blog entry by charlesaclark

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... ; Had a minor skirmish with the chap in the student ID office but that didn't spoil my enjoyable morning of wandering the Luxor streets. At lunchtime I took in the Mummification Museum.  Sadly I wasn't allowed to take any photos but there's some ...

Tour of Abydos & Dendara, Luxor, Egypt travel blog

Tour of Abydos & Dendara

A travel blog entry by freya691

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... still retained. Ali was a very good guide - very informative. Next Dendara... This temple complex is one of the best preserved in Egypt built between 30BC & 14AD but the existing temple is though to be built on top of an earlier one. When we were ...

Luxor - Lost in the desert, but in a good way., Luxor, Egypt travel blog

Luxor - Lost in the desert, but in a good way.

A travel blog entry by caseygcrosbie

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... grew tired of the scammers and regular tourist bits, so I decided one day to just walk out into the desert. The area round Luxor is loaded with literally hundreds of tombs, most of which have barely  been cataloged, let alone explored. Many of ...

Luxor (Thebes), Luxor, Egypt travel blog

Luxor (Thebes)

A travel blog entry by jaredwall

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At 2 a.m. we left the Cosmo to make the hour long flight to Luxor via Egypt Air. Luxor is the town where you can see many of the best sights of Ancient Egypt: Karnak Temple, Luxor Temple, the Luxor Museum, the Valley of the Kings (and Queens, and Slaves, ...

What a tremendous last day!!!, Fly Luxor to Cairo, Egypt travel blog

What a tremendous last day!!!

A travel blog entry by dblegldave

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... I know you've heard of it. It's where King Tut's tomb was discovered by Howard Carter in 1922 in the Gurna Hlls west of Luxor. Tombs of 64 kings and 57 queens have been discovered, and they keep discovering more (last was in 2000). These tombs are ...

Only tourist left in town! - 12 - 25 Feb 2011, Luxor, Egypt travel blog

Only tourist left in town! - 12 - 25 Feb 2011

A travel blog entry by samphilpott

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... never happened before….we go through the main road through Qena, full of hustle and bustle and general everyday life of Egypt…a scene a bit different to that which we saw a few weeks ago when we travelled to Hurghada during the revolution ...

Abu Simble, Felucca, Kom Ombo, Edfu, Luxor, Luxor, Egypt travel blog

Abu Simble, Felucca, Kom Ombo, Edfu, Luxor

A travel blog entry by trentrollings

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... at KFC and then Pizza Hut (Mmmmmm) before having some much needed free time.  This evening we took horse drawn carriage to Luxor Tempel  which was absolutely amazing to see be night. We also bought some silver jewellry.   Tomorrow we are ...

Valley of the Kings, Luxor, Egypt travel blog

Valley of the Kings

A travel blog entry by exploreamerica

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... of Ramesses III, an important New Kingdom period structure in the location of the same name on the West Bank of Luxor in Egypt. Aside from its size and architectural and artistic importance, the temple is probably best known as the source of inscribed ...

Karnak - Steam ship soudan, Luxor, Egypt travel blog

Karnak - Steam ship soudan

A travel blog entry by mleleu

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Départ de nuit à 4 h 50 pour un vol en montgolfière. Notre guide nous amène sur un bateau pour prendre un petit déjeuner. Nous ondulons au gré du clapot dans l'obscurité qui entoure le Nil. Bientôt, le bateau démarre pour gagner la rive ouest, ...

Egypt5, Luxor, Egypt travel blog

Egypt5

A travel blog entry by hans-jenny

Forgot to mention one of our fellow travellers blogs containing pictures of our tour: ...

Luxor, Luxor, Egypt travel blog

Luxor

A travel blog entry by samuvk

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Luxor ...

"The West Bank"

A travel blog entry by sianeth

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... and paintings still remain well in tact, with many of the original colours still visible. As with every Temple we visited in Egypt, it wasn't short of a few impressive statues or two... It was a good temple, I thought, different in set up to the ...

Luxor, Luxor, Egypt travel blog

Luxor

A travel blog entry by stefy81

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Dopo circa 5 ore di volo, siamo atterrati a Luxor...erano solo le 5.30 di mattina....ci siamo imbarcati sulla nave da crociera (bè, non era proprio una nave, era più tipo una grossa chiatta :-) e poi siamo subito andati in cabina a dormire anche perchè ...

Nile Cruise, Luxor, Egypt travel blog

Nile Cruise

A travel blog entry by longwalktour

... fight world war three with nuclear weapons, then we will fight world war four with rocks." We visited Karnack, Ramses' temple at Luxor, the Valley of Kings, the temple of Hatchetsup, Kom Ombo, Edfu and the Elephantine Islands on our tour. The ride ...

The Jack of the Nile, Luxor, Egypt travel blog

The Jack of the Nile

A travel blog entry by kazntrsawsmadvn

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... know how to enjoy ourselves whilst floating aimlessly downwind, there was even a small session of soca in recognition of carnival back home... I fear this gesture may have gone unnoticed by most. It certainly beat the one hour I did in Luxor ten years ...

Early start, still hot, relaxing end, Luxor, Egypt travel blog

Early start, still hot, relaxing end

A travel blog entry by dhensby

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You need to start early in Luxor before the heat of the day makes it impossible. Still suffering the TD but trying to solder on.  First we toured the Valley of the Kings, so I can now say I spent my vacation in a grave yard!  We entered a few ...

Cairo to Luxor, Luxor, Egypt travel blog

Cairo to Luxor

A travel blog entry by rossport

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G'day All, Finally have a computer to sit and tell you all about our time in Egypt, Wow what a country of contrasts, Today we flew from Cario and onto Luxor and the valley of the Kings, so again an early rise and off to the airport. More security checks ...

Luxor and the cruise, Luxor, Egypt travel blog

Luxor and the cruise

A travel blog entry by blakes

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... to see how papyrus is made.  This is a very interesting and long detailed process.  Vince and Cindy bought a beautiful map of Egypt showing all the various stops on our trip.  Our last stop was the Luxor Temple.  Not nearly as large as ...

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