Eskaleh Nubian Ecolodge
Travel Blogs from Abu Simbel
... br> Showing Ramses II and the famous battle of Kadish. Two scenes show him defeating Nubians and Hetites. The Battle of Kaddish had 1,000 scenes and it was not a true story. Ramses II had a peace treaty with the Hittites, but he told his people that it was a victorious battle.
The moving chariot scenes on the opposite wall; Ramses II and chariot is shown as animation for the first time
A staff with arms holding ...
... 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 ...
... World Police’ and is even seen in the background of the planet Coruscant in ’Star Wars Episode One: The Phantom Menace’.
The temple was built by Ramses the 2nd whom ruled over Egypt for 66 years (1270-1213 BC) It took Ramses approximately 20 years to build the rock cut temples originally called the ‘Temple of Ramses, beloved by Amun’, the temple was dedicated to Ra- Harakhty (a merging of the sun god Ra and Horus), Ptah and ...