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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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The ancient Egyptians were obsessed with eternal life. They associated the rising sun in the east with life and the setting sun in the west with death. This is the reason that all of Egypt's major cities, where people lived, are located on the east bank and just about all of the tombs and pyramids are found on the west bank, where people were laid to rest. Luxor is well worn on the tourist trail and we took a 3.5-hour commuter train from ...
... boat) where we were all sunbaking or swimming, and we would haggle the price over the side of the boat. We were constantly dodging items thrown from the boats and later the shore such as towels, table cloths, scarves etc. Lots of fun.
We arrived in Luxor in the afternoon and spent one more night on board.
... Once they had dug the tombs they covered the entrances and blended them in to the natural look of the mountain. To date 64 royal tombs have been discovered however most of them had been ransacked or destroyed by ancient grave robbers despite the Pharaohs attempts to hide them. The tomb of Tutankhamen was the only tomb to be found completely untouched and it is believed this was by accident. Many years ...
I feel like a certified Egyptologist after visiting so many historical structure throughout Egypt understanding a bit of the ...