Amoun Village Hotel

Sahara City, Aswan, Nile River Valley, Egypt | Hotel

Travel Blogs from Aswan

Abu Simbel

A travel blog entry by kyajade


... different fragrances to rub into our skin. He ran through a list telling us what they were all used for, and there was a whole section of blends that they sell to companies who make it into very famous perfumes like Chanel No5, Calvin Klein, Cool Water and pretty much every one you could think of! Once the company buys the essence, they mix it with alcohol and whatever else to make their profits go further! After the demonstration we got to wander around looking at all ...

Aswan, EGYPT

A travel blog entry by trina.manz


... starting to feel quite yuck and the next two days contained cramps and other sad side effects of eating different food. My tour leader soon gave me tablets but my tummy didn't really settle properly until the day that we left... Oh well.

After a recovery sleep for me and lunch for the others we began our afternoon activities. We were off to visit a traditional Nubian village on the bank of the Nile complete with a felucca ride and camel adventure. ...

Cruising the Nile

A travel blog entry by theresabill


... most of the paint has vanished:
The carving of Isis nursing Horace which was repeated in paintings of the Virgin Mary and baby Jesus.
Carvings that illustrsted the anciet dance moves of the Egyptians like highland dancing.
Priests carrying the sacred boat of the arc. Priest and priestesses wore sandals, had shaved heads and wore long gowns. The high priests and priestesses wore the same clothing plus the skin of the leopard.
The room of the sacred ...

Midnight on the Nile

A travel blog entry by muzbec


... look more like members of The Wailers than Nubians.

Typically though, once the courting’s been done, come the wedding day, the family must cook for the entire village on the second day. This could total over 2 thousand people. And it’s the men’s role to cook.

Not in this instance though, Jay-Jay’s wife brings in some delicious season chicken, some egg-plant and tomato stew, rice and a further pot of veggies.

We have an early start ...

Felucca Ride Down the Nile

A travel blog entry by travelbugs3


... Henna tattoo on her hand, and we just played games and drank for the rest of night until we went back to the felucca to sleep.

Day 195: Today was very similar to yesterday, we had breakfast on the felucca and floated down the Nile, drinking and playing games. We stopped at a spot along the Nile and had lunch and a swim in the Nile for a while until we got back on the felucca and continued to float down the Nile. We pulled up for ...


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