Robinson Club Soma Bay
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Much excitement as we awake to be in Safaga Egypt! Today we journey to Luxor to see the Valley of the King and the Luxor Temple. We have a 3 1/2 hour coach journey to get there which will be of great interest also. There are over 100 buses lined up outside for about half a dozen different excursions - about 33 of them doing what we are doing. We have to travel in convoy in Egypt with police protection and an armed security guard on each bus. We have a very quick brekky ...
... as we got closer to Yemen we had a Chinese destroyer shadowing us and 2 Russian helicopters at one stage. I don't think any of us felt nervous - didn't sit on our balcony in the evening though! Some SAS types were seen being discreetly loaded on up the side in Colombo with their duffel bags so that made us feel a bit safer! Behaviour seems to have settled down but have to say there are some very ordinary types on board who drink from mid morning ...
... tomb, with the hope of preventing robbery. We took a tram into the valley and then walked to the tombs. I'm not quite sure what I expected the Valley of the Kings to look like, but I really didn't expect it to look like a road through dry desert mountains with a series of openings that led to the tombs. It really didn't look like much from the outside -- but that was the idea. Rather than declaring their tombs to the world by building huge pyramids, the Pharaohs buried ...
... enough for him so we just decided to stay onboard and relax.
The view from the ship was beautiful and they say it's a place where there is spas and healing waters, beaches and tranquility. People who went ashore said there really wasn't much to see or do, so I don't think we missed much.
... on the bus ride back to the ship.) That's why
several lines also offer Luxor and the Valley of the Kings as an
overnight option from Safaga. Experiencing Luxor's bounty can easily
fill two days or more.
At early morning cruise travelers will be picked up from Safaga port to travel to Luxor with an Egyptologist tour Guide to wonder comfortably around Valley of the kings where the royal tombs of Egypt's famous Pharaohs like Ramasses and Tut-ankh-amun ,queen ...