Nile Valley Hotel Restaurant
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Heated pool
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... memorial temples of the 19th dynasty pharoahs, Seti I, Ramses II and Merenptah, dating from 1295 b.c. to 1203 b.c.. The temple of Seti is covered in beautifully fine inscriptions and hieroglyphs (which I can now start to read! Yay!) although he died before it was finished and his son Ramses finished it in a much less elegant style. It's fun looking to see where the joins come. The Ramses temple is huge, like most of his works he tends to go ...
... scare off genies from living in the tombs). The other warnings were to grave robbers or grave openers, telling them to stay away.
The tomb slanted gradually downward, with this weird half ladder / half ridged wooden ramp thing leading down. (NOT for the clumsy.) The tunnel eventually ended in the tomb room, where the body would have actually lain. It's empty now of course, all the mummies since moved to various museums.
Of the three, the first was by far the ...
... been covered by over 10 feet of sand for most of the last two millennia, but its scope was impressive. The highlight was the massive hypostyle hall with 140 huge decorated columns. An interesting diagram showed a French artist's rendition of the floor plan of this part of the temple with the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris superimposed - and they lined up perfectly.... Another thing I appreciated about Karnak is its utility. It was the center of several ...
... and there is constant beeping somehow it is still incredibly relaxing here. It is such a chilled out way of life.
I have followed the guidelines of not drinking the water but I have eaten everything including the salad. The food is wonderful and, being a bit of a foodie, I just can't help myself. I will also be swimming in the Nile although all the guide books tell you not to. The river is so beautiful. I feel a connection to it and I can not wait to swim in ...
... Our carriage ride back to the cruise liner was tense to say the least. Mid way back, he announced his departure and asked once again for his tip. What we
considered generous, given the circumstances, he rolled his eyes at. Andrea, who was beyond herself with rage, snatched the cash out of his ungrateful hand and he marched off in a huff. The driver of our beautifully decorated, but highly dilapidated carriage, despite us not being able to converse with him was ...