La Maison De Pythagore

Al Awameya, Luxor, Nile River Valley, 83951, Egypt | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Luxor

Luxor, EGYPT

A travel blog entry by trina.manz

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... who was the god of Luxor and then of Egypt when it became capital around 1500BC. The temple was original built by a king who had no legitimate claim to the throne due to his mother not being Egyptian. Instead of losing out he simply decided that his father was the God Amon and therefore he had to be king as he was son of a god. This story is told all over the walls - excellent propaganda. Later on another pharaoh Amenhotep decided that he didn't like god Amon and decided to ...

The Amazing Karnak and Luxor Temples

A travel blog entry by theresabill

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... of the earth. One obelisk was still located here and the other was relocated to Paris. The story of Luxor was about Ramses uniting upper and lower Egypt.

The head of Amun on the sphinx was human close to Luxor where he had met with his wife and had dispelled of his animal needs, as he journeyed back toward Karnack the head of the sphinx was depicted as a ram.

On the side of the seated Ramses statue was a representation of The ...

Luxor temples

A travel blog entry by r-k-worldtrip

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... visited two temples in the afternoon with our new tour group of 16 Aussie & NZ travellers. Temples are mostly on the east side of the Nile with tombs on the west – linked to the setting sun. Temples we visited were Karnak and Luxor. Here the temples belong to the ‘New Kingdom’ era, 18th dynasty, slightly modern compared with the ‘Ancient’ Kingdom pyramids/tombs and temples we saw in ...

We offered women equality, but they didn't want it

A travel blog entry by heidi.buttercup

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... The horses are skinny and malnourished, and when I did see a particularly sick looking horse, the vendor was almost harassing me for a ride. I told him the horse was too skinny and he yelled back 'no tourists'. It makes me feel proud to be Australian in a group of 10 Australians and 2 New Zealander's, knowing that we are contributing a small amount to their devastated community. But on the other hand, I feel ashamed of myself for hearing the news of Egyptian ...

Day 13 (Part 1) - High Adventures

A travel blog entry by reece83

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... the basket refused to take off the ground. This corner happened to be the one I was in. After a minute of trying to take off, they asked me to jump out and get in one of the other corners. So surely you say we were high in the air after this shuffle around. Nope! The new corner I was put in then became the stubborn one which would not lift off the ground. So once again I was shuffled around and out smack bang in the middle of the basket. This time the shift of ...

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