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... was impressive
It is a temple dedicated to the crocodile god (he has the body of a man and the head of a crocodile
The Egyptians held them in high regard and worshipped them and would have a good specimen as a captive, he would be fed, cleaned and even have its nails gilded, they even bought it gifts in the hope he would bring rains for the crops (crocodiles always lay their eggs above the waterline and it was thought they could predict the rainfall)
When a ...
We had to wake up at 6am this morning and leave the felucca! We drove to a temple called Kom Ombo which was an unusual temple as it was dedicated to two gods! The crocodile God Sobek and the falcon God Horus. There was sections of hieroglyphs which still had amazing colours! After this we continued traveling to Luxor and we arrived at the hotel dropped off our bags and went to a essence demo where we learnt about all the different uses for heaps of different plant essences. They had ...
... up being about $20, plus tips.
Adal is married with three young kids, and he knew a great deal about the tombs and the Egyptian gods and how the whole system worked. But mostly we talked about the things people actually care about, our families and the economy and politics. After the touring he took me to his cousin’s alabaster shop for mint tea, although everyone involved knew I wasn’t buying anything because I surely couldn’t ...
... is a truly breathtaking view! Ali came to find us that evening to give us a mobile phone so he could contact us and us him.
Today, once again with Ghada, we went to Luxor and Karnak temples. These were both beautiful and as usual Ghada was full of facts and fabulous stories about everything we were seeing. She also, for a very reasonable price, had some silver cartouches made for myself, my partner and my son with our names in hieroglyphics. ...
... is where in the 18th, 19th and 20th dynasty of ancient Egypt, all the kings were buried, as there was a natural pyramid shaped mountain, and they were looking to hide their tombs from grave robbers. Tour guides are forbidden to talk inside the tombs, so we sat outside the first tomb, which belonged to King Rameses IV, where Sam gave us some more information, and showed us some pictures of things to look out for inside the tomb, then we went inside. We wandered along looking ...