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... upon his reed basket and sent down this river. We could not believe we were really seeing the Nile.
As we arrived in Luxor, we headed to the Temple of Karnack. Now, I am not a Temple lover, Rich is. The temp at this point was about 102 and extremely dry. No matter how much water you drank, it was not enough. This is a huge temple with all kinds of statues around. I went along trying to envision myself with a cold glass of ...
... for the deceased nobility.
Finally, we wearily climb aboard the bus for the short trip to the Colossi of Memnon to see two enormous seated statues of Amenhotep III. At this point in our very long day, many of the Sun Flowers were close to catatonically exhausted. If memory serves me correctly, only Angela and Rada had sufficient energy to leave the bus and snap a quick picture of the Colossi.
Our crew welcomes us back to the Sun Boat ...
... br> Not to be outdone, Ticketyboo Too then did a great balancing trick with a bottle, a cork, two toothpicks and two forks which was really good - just as long as we didn't touch the table!
Some of the other waiters showed us some neat tricks with toothpicks, and by the time we went upstairs for a coffee we were sore from laughing. It was a really fun night!
We docked in Kom Ombo for the night and went to bed at about 10.30am - another early morning tomorrow!
... his own right... returned the throne to males only again... had children... and ruled happily for a long long time. Now isn’t that nice. The one thing he totally forgot about though was the temple she built for herself beside the Valley of the Kings. And I hope you like the pictures of it, because this is exactly where we are.
Another fascinating temple we went to was the one in Karnak. There is simply only one word for it... colossal. I know the ...
... Green liquid from something broken in somebody's bag (not mine) lies in a pool on the floor while some else tries to save a bag that is disappearing between the rollers. Finally we make it through and head to the departure gate hoping that somehow our checked in bags will fly with us to Luxor. The flight is only 51 minutes and miraculously our bags make it too. While these head to our ship (Mayfair), we go on a 90 minute chaotic drive to ...