Marhaba Palace Hotel
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Today we start our day with a pick and transfer to the airport where we board our flight to Aswan. We will then jump on the Amarco II Nile river ship, and we have been upgraded from Junior Suite to Single share Executive Suites- as we are going to be the only people on board- which is a surprise to us from American Express who part own this ship, and they are the ones who have looked after us the entire time.
We board the ship and have a buffet lunch ...
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.
... shore next to us, and the much more calming and pleasant sounds of night shore birds calling as they hunt in the night.
As I travel more and more, I’m starting to see how different destinations bring out different types of travelers. This trip in particular is wonderful because many of the people on it, especially those in my group A, are similar to me in the way we think. I spent a lovely few hours after dinner talking to Eva and Nathan abut their travels and ...
After a big morning walk to the unfinished obelisk we had to turn back and head back to the hotel to check out and then half an hour later to check in to our Nile River cruise ship the Swiss Inn Ramadus. We were thrilled when advised we have been upgraded to a suite room at the very front of the boat with a lounge area and window looking directly over the bow of the boat. The actual quality of the ship and service were very much above our expectations. After having lunch on ...
... when we left camp to go to Aswan and the sweep had arrived here as well. A mild panic but no-one too concerned as Sergio stops and chats with the locals and goes for 'side-trips'. By the time we got back all was well and they had both arrived at camp.
Re tomorrows ride - a bit of a shame as we will not be cycling over the Aswan Dam as they have in the past TDA tours - but then they used to gave to catch a ferry to Sudan not far from here - an African ...