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... to the Valley of the Kings.
The timing was perfect - once we were a good distance up, the orange sun peeked up over the horizon. It was amazing how quiet it was up there, save for the sporadic HISS of the propane tank and fire spouting up into the balloon keeping us afloat. After nearly an hour of floating, we crossed the Nile and started to drift closer to the ground. As we got closer, we could start to hear all the city sounds - roosters, donkeys, dogs, cars.... a ...
... leaving the other looking quite disproportionate. At least us Brits didn’t go about nicking valuable and historic artefacts from our Colonial cousins!
The French certainly left their mark on both temples. In a disastrous example of an “it seemed like a good idea at the time” moment, French excavators in 1899, decided to allow the Nile’s waters to flood through the Karnak complex to wash away the salt filled soil which was ...
... metres wide and high) and very long. Al tombs were unfinished as they pretty much worked on them from the Kings coronation to his death so if he died young then he only got a small tomb such as Tutukammen. We then returned to the Ramadus II to kill a couple of hours before our 'Go Bus' trip to Hurghada on the Red Sea. The 4 hour trip to the coast would eventually take 5 and a half hours as a ...
... carvings with me on my trip around the rest of the world.
Our conversation ranged from business—very, very bad—to politics. I asked him about Mubarak, and told them I’d once met Amr Moussa, then Egypt’s foreign minister and later head of the Arab League, and thought that he was very smooth. Adal’s cousin had liked Mubarak, but noted that things had gotten really stuck in Egypt under him, no progress. I asked about ...
... ca. 1300 BC) the Valley of the Queens was begun, although some wives were still buried with their husbands. The quality of the rock in the Valley is very inconsistent. Tombs were built, by cutting through various layers of limestone, each with its own quality. This poses problems for modern day conservators, as it must have to the original architects. Building plans were probably changed on account of this. The most serious problem are the shale layers. This ...
Other places to stay in Luxor
El Zinia Gebly Street, Luxor | 4 star hotelfrom $20
- Best Hotel in Luxor
- What a Hotel!
- Lovely - would recommend!
Khaled ibn El Walid St, Luxor | 4 star hotelfrom $40
- It's Worth Every Minute in It!
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- Our Marvelous Holiday
Corniche El Nil Street, Luxor | 3 star hotelfrom $38
- Excellent service, very good hotel
- Great hotel
- The wonderful Etap Luxor - We had a ball!
Khaled Ben El Walid Street, Luxor | 5 star hotelfrom $44
- Good, but cairo meridian far superior
- Could do better
- Jules Verne excellent
Cornesh El Nile Street, Luxor | 4 star hotelfrom $43
- Good but
- Sonesta St George Brilliant
- Best hotel in Luxor
Khaled Ebn El Waleed St., Luxor | 4 star hotelfrom $30
- Very Impressed
- Iberotel still has what it takes
Corniche El Nile St , Luxor | 5 star hotelfrom $37
- Best hotel in Egypt
- ***Just Got Back From N.W.P***
- Great Place
Youssef Hassan Street , Luxor | 3 star hotelfrom $26
- Great hotel
- Decent for 3-stars
- An oasis in the middle of Luxor
Corniche El Nile St , Luxor | 5 star hotelfrom $112
- Mythic place, amazing garden
- Wonderful experiance
- Bad personnel , makes a Bad Hotel. Even the Concierge Tried to rip us off!!
Khaled Bin El Walid St, Luxor | 4 star hotelfrom $46
1 Salah El Din Street Nile Corniche, Luxor | 3 star hotelfrom $26
Khaled Ibn el Walid Street, Luxor | 3 star hotelfrom $31
- I want to go back....and I'm gonna!!
- Loved St. Josephs
- Can't praise it enough
Karnak Temple Street, Luxor | 3 star hotelfrom $19
Dr Labib Habashy Street , Luxor | 3 star hotelfrom $32
Khalid Ibn el Walid Street, Luxor | 3 star hotelfrom $15
Radwan Street, Luxor | Hotelfrom $19
Al Mahed El Deni St, Luxor | 3 star hotelfrom $24
Ali Ebn Abytaleb St , Luxor | 2 star hotelfrom $15
Nefertiti Street, Luxor | Hotelfrom $26
Salah Al Din Al Ayoubi, Luxor | Hotelfrom $96
Khalid Ben El Walid, Luxor | 3 star hotelfrom $17
Television Street, Luxor | 3 star hotelfrom $15
El Sahabi Street, Luxor | 3 star hotelfrom $31
Khaled Ebn El Waleed St, Luxor | Hotelfrom $26