Seti Abu Simbel Lake Resort
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... 35 wives she was the most beloved and that's why he built a temple for her. Funnily the temple holds more statues of Ramses II himself than of Nefertari. This is the only example in Egyptian art where statues of the king and his wife are of equal size, showing how favored she was. Many of the recipes used for oils and perfumes to this day are found on the walls of this temple.
Ramses II's tomb and his children's tombs have been found in the valley of ...
... 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 ...
... us inside the inner sanctum of the temple where photography is not allowed. On the left wall was relief carvings of men on chariots in a battle scene. Tall pillars were adorned with relief of tall standing women in a peaceful pose with one foot slightly extended as if they were beginning to step forward.
The walls were covered with hieroglyphics ...