La Residence des Cascades
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- Minbar in room
- Smoking rooms available
- Swimming pool
- Heated pool
- Conference facilities
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... first time I have gone to bed dirty
It was to be an early start in the morning, off to Hurgarda, a resort town on the Red Sea, famed for its diving (I wouldn’t be doing any, forgot my PADI card)
We arrived about 2ish, Mark said it would be a hovel, the worst place we have been to, I asked him if it’s that bad "why are we going there?"
We have always stayed there he said
Well it’s not the worst place, the rooms ...
... to be hidden, to be undisturbed. We visited 3 of the best preserved tombs (those where the wall paintings still had a lot of their original color): Ramses III, Rameses VII and Ramses IX. All of the objects inside the tombs had been removed and put in the Egyptian National Museum in Cairo. King Tutankhamun's tomb is also located here, but we didn't visit it as it required a separate ticket and we really didn't have time.
Our final visit in Luxor was to the Temple ...
We only saw Safaga from the ship's window's or deck. It wasn't easy for me to get out as the taxi's were limited to come no closer than a 15 minute walk and the temperature was 95F/35C and I couldn't walk it in 15 min on the best of days.
Kent decided that seeing the Valley of the Kings ...
... afternoon on cosy chairs continuing with our books until the allotted time to leave. A quick tour round the town and then back to Aurora for 5.30 pm. A bit of a disappointing day really, but win some and lose some.
Tomorrow we are off to the Pyramids and Nile Cruise so hopefully will have a more interesting day.
Hope all is well.
Jill and Ivor
Mum and Dad
Grandma and Grandad X X X X X ...
... the bike after her accident this was no joke and the one made me blow a gasket and I gave him a full roundhouse flat hand across the face, boy it felt good. Did I achieve anything by doing this, probably not but for a brief moment I snapped, anyway it made me feel like I got one back on these buggers. After setting up camp and filling in paperwork we went for an early dinner in town, cheap local cuisine that filled the ...