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... He then (somewhat drunkenly) called for the generator and the lights to be turned off so he could make a sweet toast to new friends, to this amazing trip, and to freedom.
... much to our surprise our sails were much too tall to make it under. Our crew expertly folded down the mast just enough to allow us to slip through unscathed. Fascinating! Our facilities boat, which has showers and toilets and kitchen, cruises with us. It anchored between our two felucca boats, and we have one large floating “hotel” for us for the night. We’re anchored next to a large sandy hill, so naturally we all ran up to the top to look out over the river as ...
... and the temple is dedicated to Isis, the goddess of love and beauty.
Just to get to this temple, you need to take a small boat about 10 minutes up the river. As the island comes in to view, you see a full roofed temple nestled between and surrounded by lush (Egypt-lush, mind you) green trees and plants.
The first think that struck me about this temple was it's large columns. They looked almost Roman. As it turns out, they are Greek. Speaking of ...
We left Yesser and had a great time wandering through the market and Barry & Hedi were happy to find a nice roast chicken for around $3. There were many extremely strong smelling fish stalls (salty fish) that sold the fish in jars. Yuk it smelt so bad, was almost making my stomach turn. I’m not sure what sort of fish it was. There was one bread shop in particular, where many men were queueing, with small boys and men crouched ...
... after the usual ‘haggle fight’. I’m really trying not to buy much; we simply don’t have enough funds….or more to the point room in our cases!
I/we have been very tempted to buy a gold pendant, in particular an eternity/everlasting life symbol as a nice reminder for me. But it was around $300 and I really don’t want it that much. It’s so easy to get caught up in the moment and I’m ...