Seti Abu Simbel Lake Resort
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... Brits who seem to be having a really good time. The flight left early so we arrived at Abu Simbel before 10:00.
Akmed was our guide who greeted us in the airport and Assim was our driver. Akmed told us a bit about the town, we are 45 km from the border Sudan and 7,000 people lived here. The architecture in this town was very unique. The buildings have domes on the roofs with open windows to create a fan effect for ...
We caught a plane to Abu simbel and this place was the highlight of my trip. The temple there was amazing.
There were 4 king Ramses the 2nd at the front of the temple. When you enter there is hieroglyphs all over the wall, ...
... 8217;t ever see the sun light.
A second temple is dedicated to King Ramses’ favorite wife
Nefertari (not Nefetriti) and whilst smaller in size is just as amazing.
A short flight back and we stopped at a Perfume Place on the
way back to our cruise ship and bought some perfume oils.
The cruise ship we are sailing on is called The Solaris II. The cabins are spacious ...
... past the long row of hawker stalls to the ticket widow.
Temple of Ramses II Bathed in Morning Light
We were in front of Ramses II Temple by 7:40 and the morning light from the east was perfect as we snapped photos of the four amazing 20 meter high sitting Colossi of Pharaohs.
A column of eight 6 meter tall stone ...
... dogs, and Mum felt bad that she hadn't brought the leftovers from her breakfast to feed them!
We decided to look at the Temple of Queen Nefertari first, which was very interesting. By the time we got back to the great temple, we were the only ones in there and it made it all the more magical to look at all the tombs and carvings without being distracted by anyone else - we could really take our time and it was well worth it. It was hard to believe that this temple, like ...