Royal House Hotel
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- Minbar in room
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Smoking rooms available
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Non-smoking hotel
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Today we had the option to take a Hot Air Ballon ride but decided to have something special when we get to Dubai instead. The other 3 members of our tour went on the ballon ride and enjoyed the experience. After they returned to our accommodation at Karnak Resort and had breakfast and set out for Karnak Temple which was only a short drive away. Karnak Temple is the largest temple in Egypt, originally it was spread over a huge area. When the temples were built the road ...
... Then we found the wifi! We had gone without wifi for a whole 4 days or something, so everyone was glued to their phones! Mine wast picking it up, so I just sat there and hung out with myself and a table full of zombies! We got some yummy dinner and were joined by George, another tour guide who would be continuing on with the rest of the group to Dahab after Cairo. He was a pretty nice guy. After dinner and a chat we headed out and got back in the stupid bus. After trying ...
... area for pharaohs of the Old Kingdom, the Great Pharaohs of the New Kingdom (1539 to 1075 BC) preferred to be buried in the barren hills of the West Bank across the Nile from Thebes (Luxor).
In the Valley of the Kings, sixty two tombs were found prior to 1922 when Howard Carter discovered the tomb of boy king Tutankhamen. The next tomb would not be found until 2005. To say the terrain in the Valley of the Kings is rugged would be a ...
... the flood plain of the Nile and the annual flooding has eroded away all that was there. Really, it just made the statues all the more impressive.
Back to the boat for lunch, and then Mum, Jenny and Jen Wood went on a city tour of Luxor by horse and carriage. I decided to give it a miss and spent an hour on the sun deck with my book.
We had an early dinner tonight, but the staff again made a special birthday celebration for Jen Wood, with singing and music, ...
... very cool holding cobras and risking life and limb.
After the crocodile temple we were bussed off to Edfu to see the temple there. Here we saw carvings depicting women giving birth. Momo said that of a girl wanted to get pregnant, she would come to the temple and touch the carving and she would become fertile. There were also carvings of medical instruments that were easily recognised from todays selection. An ...