Eskaleh Nubian Ecolodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... of the entrance to the temple is a deified statue of Nefertari with statues of Ramsis II on either side of her.
The statues of Nefertari are the same height as those of Ramsis, which is unusual. Like at Ramsis II's temple, there are children depicted around their feet.
There are cobras protecting the Temple door.
This temple is much simpler than the Temple of Re-Herakhte.
It has only one hypostyle hall and the sanctuary. Within ...
... is taken away. Such a stunning sight and even more amazing to think both temples have been moved over 100m to avoid being flooded by the new dam built in the 1960's. After some background information provided by our guide, we spent the next 2.5hrs exploring these ancient wonders. Again, unfortunately there is no photography allowed inside. At 10am the convoy joined back up ...
... the car and I decided that the worst was probably past as I was sure that everything that could come out of me had found one way or another to do so and jumped under the pathetic shower to clean and freshen up before we departed. Next thing I awoke on the filthy floor of the bathroom having fainted but then managed to crawl to the hard thin bed where the guys found me collapsed when my non reappearance caused them to come searching. I was not in a good way. I have NEVER been ...
... cliff. There are 2 temples here. The largest belongs to Rameses II and the second smaller one celebrates his favourite wife Netefari. It is thought that they had 12 children as this is the number of smaller statues shown standing at their feet. The decoration in The Queens temple is elegant and very feminine compared to the warlike scenes in the larger temple. No pictures of the interiors though so check it out on ...
... for Sudan. Overall, a beautiful, fun and highly enjoyable few days in a stunning national park I will definitely be returning to some day! (In the dry season...) The next day, we were back on the truck heading out of Ethiopia and into Sudan. The climate seemed to change as soon as we crossed the border, from the cool temperatures of Ethiopia to the sizzling heat of Sudan. Being in the back of the truck was comparable to being blown by a hairdryer or fan oven, but ...