Eskaleh Nubian Ecolodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
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... was actually cut into the side of the mountain. Again UNESCO moved this entire setting to protect it from becoming underwater with the creation of Lake Nasser. It was moved and a false hill built around it. It dates back to about 1264 BC. The size of the outer statues are huge and the entire area is amazing. One of the most amazing features in the temple is connected with a solar phenomena. In the temple there is a sanctuary with 4 statues at the back. ...
... represented the animals he killed
A small chamber showing offerings to Rahorukhat
A larger chamber with more offerings to various gods
Another chamber with two small chambers of offerings, heiroglyphics and cartouches on each side
The second room had a large carving of the solar boat
Ramses was shown as a high priest with his wife on the square pillars
Amun Ra, Rahorukhat and ...
... in Agatha Christie’s novel Death on the Nile. She also stayed here in the
1930’s with other famous celebrities frequenting the Hotel.
We had the Hotel’s signature Cocktail – Cataract Cocktail
made up of Brut Champagne, Apricot Nectar, Honey and lemon juice.
Two cocktails later and we arrived back to the cruise ship
for more buffet and a belly dancing show.
100 meters away is the Nefertari Temple dedicated to the goddess Hathor. Nefertari was Ramses' most beloved of his many wives. It too is filled with equally impressive but smaller carvings and statues.
Lost in the Shifting Sands
The two massive temples were hewn out of sandstone cliffs by pharaoh Ramses II ...
... was on the boat we set sail. We had a late lunch and then a lovely afternoon on the sun deck before we had to go and get ready for the Galabia night!
We had all bought our outfits from the shop guy on the boat and decided that if we were going to do it we would really go crazy, so I ended up with a bright red dress with Pharoahs and pyramids on it - classy!
When we came out for dinner all the staff wanted to have their pictures taken with us, which was really ...