La Maison De Pythagore
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... comes into view around a corner and you just have to stop to take it all in. I was really glad that Waleed let us wander around this temple for a while. There are rooms upon rooms upon rooms where offerings were stored, and every inch of these rooms were covered with hieroglyphics. Many of them still have the original bright colors, reds, yellows, greens, blue, black... beautiful.
Usually at temple sites we end up wandering around as one large group, but this ...
... with great views of
Luxor. We sat and had a coffee in a lovely shaded
open air café. It was so so HOT by now
and we were all tired and fading fast.
It was only 10.30am! We continued
on to see a couple of giant statues that had been placed at the entrance to a
temple. The temple was only evident with
a few ruins though, as it had been built in a bad area prone to floods, with a
resulting sinking temple. ...
... to a photo op only to turn round to my mate and ask for a photo, because unless they are done professionally shouldn't be paid for. Anyway the sites were amazing as you'd expect, but most of the time I half expected most of the attractions to be built by the locals to dupe stupid tourists. After a long day in the sun the train home arrived at 6am, enough time for some sleep, food and a trip to the airport to prepare for India! A week has flown by! Egypt - ...
... festivals and its layout catered to this function beautifully. At 3pm we embarked on a bike ride around the surrounding farms. For me this was, along with the felucca ride, the highlight of Egypt thus far. It was just to beautiful to ride through the farms (banana, sugar cane, mangoes, etc) and villages, saying hello to the locals and learning more about the Egyptian culture. We even stopped for a breathtaking view of the mountain and Hatshepsut temple (google ...
... with statues between the two the temples of Karnak and Luxor. Just before the revolution 4 years ago all the houses which were built over the old road were cleared. Work then stopped and has not recommenced but you are now able to see either temple from the other, a distance of several kilometres. Tonight we celebrated Carols and Nates birthdays with a cake at a local restaurant. This was our last night in Luxor and we were on an early flight to Cairo the next ...