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... way. Retire in the heat of the day to the hotel's plunge pool on the roof. The evening entertainment was a trip to the Nubian Museum. A well presented History of Nubia from the pre-historic to the Aswan High Dam, very enjoyable. Then a luxurious drink at the Old Cataract Hotel on the terrace overlooking the Nile. A short stroll back along the banks of the Nile completes the day. Time to pack for a 3 am start in convoy for Abu ...
... humor makes for a very sore set of abs. It is quite ridiculous at times since they have no inhibitions. None. They're a riot!!
We leave the felucca (can you still say it correctly???) in the morning to depart for Luxor.
I leave you with the best (and slightly crude humor) joke said on the felucca today: What's the best thing about being on a felucca?
No car bombs.
... Did that sink in? EGYPTIAN HUMOR, ...
... Aghakhan. It is on the top of the hill amongst sand and is beautiful in the sun!
As we jump off we walk to the Maccas at the Nile River for ice cream- not as good as Australia but still need to taste!
We head back to the boat and get ready for our special dinner- Captains table!
First we have a special presentation on Abu Simbel for tomorrow by our Egyptologist. We learn about the original location and the reason for the move ...
Today was simply glorious. It was a lazy, beautiful, relaxing day of sailing. The gentle morning sunlight and silence of the Nile was interrupted by Waleed's "FAM-UH-LEE!" cry, immediately followed by the obnoxious generator.
After a family-style breakfast we got underway and sailed up the Nile, cutting left and right all the way. We stopped at a sandy beach for lunch and for an afternoon swim to wait out hot-o'clock.
... falafel, beans, feta, pita, cucumber, and chips. I finally caved and had my first drink of the trip, a crisp and cold Stella… no, not the Stella from the states, but rather Stella, the Egyptian beer. It’s a light lager, the Corona or Imperial or Cristal of Egypt. Exactly what I needed.
For the next 4 hours we lazily cross-cut sailed up the Nile, with a gorgeous view of the sunset with feluccas silhouetted against the sun. At one point we needed to go under a low ...