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... and dumped a lot more dirt into the hole, they asked us to leave (it weren’t my fault, it was all soft and crumbly anyway)
There was plenty of things to look at, but it was mostly piles of carved stones, there was new stuff that had pictures drawn on them, that just didn’t look right, lots of carvings that had been stuck on new concrete, it looked awful, but tried to give the idea of what it was like before it ...
... up the day with longer drive days..and one less desert bush camp! A trip to the Temple of Isis at Philae, provides a relaxing interlude. Across the river on a very slow boat and a wander round an almost deserted temple. This temple was relocated to higher ground when the valley was flooded and Lake Nasser created. The afternoon was spend sitting in the hotel pool it ...
... Yup. Big men with big guns. Now, don't go thinking this is due to terrorism or since the revolution in 2011. This procedure has been in place since the 1997 due to terrorism involving tourists. It was put into place at all of Egypt's major tourist monuments, but is only still in place today at Abu Simbel.
Abu Simbel, just like yesterday's Philae Temple, also had to be relocated from the Nile. UNESCO promoted an international relief campaign for the site since the ...
... ll have to see the pictures. And they moved it. Crazy. After squeezing in a quick nap, we took a camel ride to a Nubian village. A camel ride. I RODE A CAMEL. AND IT WASN'T AT THE ZOO!! I can tell you, I enjoyed this so much more than riding horses. Nice and slow. And I didn't get bucked off. I'd call that a success! Once we arrived to the village, we had "class" in a school- learning the Arabic alphabet and a few numbers. I ...
... new location and how it was done and it shows are some of the best pics from inside to look out for!
We have 4 amazing courses by the number one chef on the Nile River- he was given his award while we were there! The food was amazing and I see why he won the award!
After dinner a few of us headed to the pool for a late night swim under the stars. Great way to end a day!
Tomorrow will be a full on day- Philae Temple and Abu ...