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... the rocky banks of the Nile, Tish waved down a Felluca (traditional Egyptian sailing boat) and sailed around Elephantine Island for around 80 minutes before disembarking on the island. We then spent a couple of hours being shown around a Nubian village by the village chief no less who took us to a local restaurant featuring live and dead crocs and then he invited us into his 150 ...
So we are spending the morning still on the train, the ride is 14 hours in total. Although not much sleep was had I am enjoying the view of the country side. As we are now in Upper Egypt there is a lot of fertile agricultural land. Lush fields of corn, sugar cane, papyrus and what looks like cabbage backed by desert. Most of the work is still done by hand and donkey I don't think we've seen half a dozen tractors but since dawn we can ...
The alarm went off at 3 for our 4am pick up. Surprisingly as we went down to breakfast all the wedding guests and bride and groom were just leaving. This supports our guides comments that all people go to bed at 3am. Even children if the wedding guests and the children that we saw out at 11 pm the night before are any guide. It seems they do all their socialising in the evening cool. Breakfast was open so we had a snack. Then it was off to ...
In May 2010, I spent eight days in Egypt. Probably there is no need
for me to expound on the tremendous historical ...