Nefertart Abu Simbel
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... the financial help given to the Egyptians by the Russians.
Now we get to our cruise ship. WOW! We had been up graded and are now boarding The Sonesta St. George, third most luxurious ship on the Nile. It is beautiful and my first cruise here we will also meet 3 other couples who we will tour with during our cruise.
The ship is fabulous and the service perfect. Our dinner is a 4 course meal with 4 choices for each course and the food wonderful. At ...
... II during the 13th century BC as a statement and warning to the Nubian people to the south. The god worshipped here was Rahorukhat (Ra and Horace) and sounds like Ra-Hor. In many of the scenes Ramses projects himself as equal to the gods and so it also helped that this temple was so far south to avoid the meddling priests who would take issue with such a thing.
During the 17th century an Italian discovered this site. Graffiti ...
A 5am wake- up call and we were at the airport in time for a 7am flight to Abu Simbel. Abu Simbel is breath taking. It was built in 1403 BC by King Ramses II as a temple where people could come to worship him. King Ramses was a mighty Pharaoh who ruled for 63 years and was 97 when he died. The temple is carved into the mountain and
sits overlooking the Nile River. It was the gateway to Egypt for ...
6 March 2013
Day Trip to Temples at Abu Simbel - 290 km each way
-- Round Trip Transport to Abu Simbel 75Le each
-- Site Entry; 95Le ($14), adult foreigner price
The early morning events (convoy forming, vehicle and paperwork inspection) went off without a hitch and the large Toyota van was really roomy ...
We were all very excited to be going to Abu Simbel, but not at 5am! We didn't have to get up for breakfast as they made us a box to take on the journey, which was about 280 kilometres away and would take about three and a half hours. We were allowed to take our pillows from our cabins, so as soon as we got on the bus we all fell asleep. I missed the sunrise, and woke up just in time to scoff some of the many, many things in the breakfast box - I think one box would have been ...