Shady Hotel

Television St, Luxor, Nile River Valley, Egypt | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Luxor

Luxor, EGYPT

A travel blog entry by trina.manz


... the temples every surface was decorated in hieroglyphs and some still had their remaining colour! The fact that colour still remained over 3500 years later is a true testament to their skills. I was so impressed, not some simple roman or Greek paintings but a gigantic temple with stone carvings all over and they were so neat and precise! It absolutely was phenomenal.

Some of the stories that went on in the temple were also amazing. The temple was originally dedicated to the ...

The Amazing Karnak and Luxor Temples

A travel blog entry by theresabill


... They were built during the time of Queen Hatshepsut. When the king has a cobra on his head, it represents that he always has to keep an eye open to protect the people or the third eye.

Our next stop was Luxor, the home of Mut. Amun and Mut met once a year and walked the avenue of the sphinxes together. At Luxor temple there are statues of Ramses II, two seated representing that he ruled upper and lower, and four staues were walking representing the ...

Luxor temples

A travel blog entry by r-k-worldtrip


... bundled out the door (skyping home at the time) at Luxor station about two seconds before it took off towards Aswan. Straight to the boat where we settled into our cabin, luxurious by comparison. Had a quick explore of the roof top 'sundeck’, dimly lit smoky lounge beneath and then a more relaxed chat to the girls and grandpa before falling asleep for a mid-morning nap.

Met up with our new Guide, ...

We offered women equality, but they didn't want it

A travel blog entry by heidi.buttercup


... had very little interaction with women at all, I suppose they are at home cooking dinner and taking care of the babies. Our final experience of Luxor was a walk along the Nile before boarding the overnight train back to Cairo (take 2). The lack of tourists here is eerie and devastating for the tourism community. As we walk along the river we passed countless horse and buggies parked on the street. Every single driver approached us for a ride, offering incredibly ...

Day 13 (Part 1) - High Adventures

A travel blog entry by reece83


... field had launched several balloons each and their passengers were happily taking in the sights. They finally managed to get the first balloon airborne and then they began inflating our groups balloon. This time proved much more successful and in about 5 mins we were ready to board. They split us into four groups of five-ish and each group would stand in a corner of the basket each to balance it out. We all jumped in and they fired it up for take off. However one ...


This hotel, located on Television St, Luxor, is near Abu Simbel, Temple of Abu Simbel, Temple of Philae, and Unfinished Obelisk.
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