New Everest Hotel

Train Station St , Luxor, Nile River Valley, 1456, Egypt | Hostel
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Aswan, luxor & the nile

A travel blog entry by amandane on May 30, 2014

1 comment, 15 photos

... taxes that the people would have to pay. Construction of the temple took 100 years and decoration with the images and hieroglyphs took a further 45 years. It was beautiful with a massive courtyard flanked with 42 columns, 12 on each side, to represent the 42 states of Egypt at that time.

Back on the boat in time for lunch, which we didn't really need, then we cruised on towards Luxor. On the way we passed through a lock at Esna. Dams with spill ways are used along the ...

Luxor & the Sun Boat III

A travel blog entry by leomcyr on Mar 18, 2013

61 photos

... Hala of course) are combined with another A&K tour to fill the ship.

After lunch, we leave the Sun Boat III and walk down the quay to a launch which takes us to the west bank of the Nile. There we board a bus for the trip to the Necropolis (or burial grounds) of Thebes. There are four main attractions: the Valley of the Kings; the Valley of the Queens; the tomb of Hatshepsut; and, the Colossi of Memnon.

Just as Giza was the ...

Day 9 - Luxor and Karnak

A travel blog entry by loadersonthego on Feb 16, 2013

33 photos

... was Heather's 60th birthday, so the staff put on a musical display for her and presented her with a lovely cake - she was really chuffed! After dinner most of the guests sloped off to bed, but we went with Heather and her hubbie Robin for a drink in the lounge to celebrate, before heading off to bed ourselves.
Getting sad that this amazing trip is nearly over. Can't believe all the things we have seen and yet how relaxing the cruise has been - I will miss this boat!
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Day 6: Eating and sailing

A travel blog entry by sheree.wills.3 on Jan 20, 2013

3 photos

... paintings in an Egyptian temple.

The obelisk out the front of the temple was pretty spectacular, the first intact one we have seem here in Egypt, it was impressively tall and very clearly carved.

After the temple we went to a papyrus shop and watched a demonstration of how papyrus is made and how to spot a fake. After the demo we were allowed to look at all the hundreds of different papyrus they had for sale; it was so nice to walk around and look without ...

The Queen Nobody Wants to Meet

A travel blog entry by mikeanddyana on Dec 01, 2012

1 comment, 5 photos

... br> So the king ruled for the next few years and like his queen before him, became ill; (heard this somewhere before haven’t we?). And again all the best physicians in the land could not get him better. So finally, and sadly he too passed away leaving his new queen and his son who was still only a young lad of about eleven. Now in the land of Egypt, the rule was that the first son would inherit the crown. Women were still second class citizens and not ...

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This hostel, located on Train Station St , Luxor, is near Temple of Abu Simbel, Abu Simbel, Temple of Philae, and Unfinished Obelisk.
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