Nile Valley Hotel Restaurant
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
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... that the people would have to pay. Construction of the temple took 100 years and decoration with the images and hieroglyphs took a further 45 years. It was beautiful with a massive courtyard flanked with 42 columns, 12 on each side, to represent the 42 states of Egypt at that time. Back on the boat in time for lunch, which we didn't really need, then we cruised on towards Luxor. On the way we passed through a lock at Esna. Dams with spill ways are used along the river to ...
... taking his pictures while I tried to find some shade. I had my umbrella but the sun just beat through it. Finally, I just could not take another step so off I went to the coach.
My impression of Luxor is that it is trying desperately for tourism. There were so many riverboats tied up to the docks just waiting for passengers. The streets were not busy, not many buses, taxis. One thing that was just beautiful was the ...
... for the deceased nobility.
Finally, we wearily climb aboard the bus for the short trip to the Colossi of Memnon to see two enormous seated statues of Amenhotep III. At this point in our very long day, many of the Sun Flowers were close to catatonically exhausted. If memory serves me correctly, only Angela and Rada had sufficient energy to leave the bus and snap a quick picture of the Colossi.
Our crew welcomes us back to the Sun Boat ...
... br> Not to be outdone, Ticketyboo Too then did a great balancing trick with a bottle, a cork, two toothpicks and two forks which was really good - just as long as we didn't touch the table!
Some of the other waiters showed us some neat tricks with toothpicks, and by the time we went upstairs for a coffee we were sore from laughing. It was a really fun night!
We docked in Kom Ombo for the night and went to bed at about 10.30am - another early morning tomorrow!
... as absolute mayhem and chaos. There is one security gate open and through that goes not only the passengers and their carry-ons, but also the checked baggage. There are no boxes in which to place little items for security screening and nobody seems to care what you carry on. The crowd pushes forward through the security gate then a mad scramble takes place as you try to retrieve your personal items from the mish mash of baggage on ...