Amon Hotel Luxor

Al-Bairat, Luxor, Nile River Valley, Egypt | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Luxor

Walk like an Egyptian

A travel blog entry by julian-sarah

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... the 4 to 5 thousand year old pyramids and sphinx. Our guide, Hesham, studied Egyptology and is hugely knowledgeable about all things Egypt, from the time of the pharoahs through the Greco-Roman period until now. We were extremely privileged to have Hesham all to ourselves for the first 5 days of our tour and we have both learnt so much about ancient Egypt right up until it's current political struggle. With 12-15 million tourists visiting Egypt per year until 3 years ago ...

Valley of the Kings

A travel blog entry by kyajade

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... destroyed and her image and name to be erased throughout it. So all around the carved walls, there were cartouches (how the kings and gods names are written) that were scratched out, and entire images removed as well. But you could still tell it was her temple, because they couldn't remove it all, or they would be removing the parts that referred to Gods, and that wasn't allowed. After wandering through there, past the huge sculptures of Hatshepsut (which wasn't really her ...

The World is Our Dollar Store

A travel blog entry by abwoodmansee

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... so completely that they'll do anything for a buck.

Our hotel was on the banks of the Nile and was surrounded by lush gardens. Luxor is a stunning green gem in the midst of the barren desert. The power of the Nile to give life in this wasteland is truly astounding.

The banks of the Nile are currently jammed with vacant river cruise boats. Normally 400 of them sail the river daily. Today we don't see a single one leave dock.
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Tomb raiding.

A travel blog entry by muzbec

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... sites. The Valley of the Kings, The Valley of the Queens and Karnak.

So we arrive around midday a little weary on what was a cold night on the felucca and a longish early bus ride. Entering the city from the south, it spreads along the Corniche with connections to both sides by ferry. Beautifully adorned horse and cart clip-clop around the town taking the few tourists along the Nile, to the Souk the city temples and the like. They all hola out for our ...

East Bank Day – Karnak and Luxor Bazaar

A travel blog entry by michellendave

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... to us. "Karnak?" we asked. The driver motioned for us to jump in. We were happy to get all the way to Karnak, three kilometers north, without having to change. The ride costs 1 Le (14 cents) each.

We declined the offer of a private guide who approached us at the ticket window. He was persistent but polite. He let us go as we walked off toward the temple entrance. We usually turn down guides because few know how to make ...

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This hotel, located on Al-Bairat, Luxor, is near Abu Simbel, Temple of Abu Simbel, Temple of Philae, and Unfinished Obelisk.
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