Amon Hotel Luxor
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Room service
- Continental Breakfast
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... a holy site for over 5000 years of recorded history, and probably 50,000 years before that. The first site we visited was the Ramses portal to the huge Osiris temple. Sadly the temple itself has all but disappeared, but the Ramses entrance is still extant, as are the many thousand of small private chapels in front. These are only a few feet square and knee-high and were where a dead Egyptian could be remembered and could be seen to participate in the huge Osiris ...
... in with a break every couple of hours, pretty soon it was all done and it was lunch time, mmm, pizza, at least Mark paid for it
I was waiting for Mark to count all the food that was left over, he was just faffing about, so I just done it, put it into boxes, weren’t my problem where they went, let the next lot sort it out, the same as we did
Mick got up to count the wheels on the truck, then went back to looking at his phone, he would look ...
... many Egptologists believe that Thutmose I was the first to build his tomb here. Of the 63 tombs, 26 of them are for kings and the other are for family members of the kings. There are only 15 of these tombs that are open to the public: Ramesses I, Ramesses III, Ramesses IV, Ramesses V/VI, Ramesses VII, Ramesses IX, Seti II, Siptah, Merenptah, Thutmose III, Thutmose IV, Mentuherkhepshef, Tausret/Sethnakht, Ay, and Tutankhamun.
... as though Indiana Jones was about to come running out behind one of the huge pillars chased by the pharaoh’s mummy (and possibly his daddy too!). Talking of the pharaoh’s mummy – well to be precise his step-mummy – we were fascinated to learn that pharaoh Tuthmosis III had disliked his stepmother – the great female cross-dressing “king” Hatshepsut – so much that most of her statues and images had been defaced and he ...
... checking in, we visit the Temple of Karnak to see it in the morning when it has not yet become hot. Walking through the forest of columns is like a visit to the Tower of Babel. There are many groups here, but not more than a couple of them are comprised of people speaking English. Tourism seems to be picking up, but it is still not fully recovered. ...