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... we were starting to get a dose of the ABT's (another bloody temple) by that stage and combined with the slow moving nature of some of our fellow travellers and the heat meant we were glad to get back to the bus. Getting really hot by this stage and after a stop at some other Sphinx like statues it was back to the hotel to have a shower, get some lunch and check out before the three and a half ...
... over recent years. We arrived at the Karnak temple which is absolutely huge and awe inspiring. Our tour of that site took about two hours in quite overwhelming heat (about 35 deg) and we were glad to get back to the air conditioned bus for the short trip to our lunch venue. After a short break it was off to the Luxor temple which is right in the middle of Luxor and slightly (in our view anyway) less impressive than Karnak. Well worth seeing though and the extent of the ...
... taken quite a while to make the road through them to the Valley. There are no cameras allowed in here - all have to be left on the bus. We are going to visit 2 tombs today. We get off the bus and are given our ticket and then have to go through the normal security, X-ray etc to get in. A small train (just open with a roof) takes us about a kilometre up a track where we get off and then continue walking another 500metres or so to the first tomb. This tomb is of a ...
... lost his voice. He even sang a song from Le Mis for the first time! Awesome. Plus his old hit songs and a couple written for Vietnam vets which caused quite a few tears amongst them. John Williamson sang a song for each state and a few oldies and True Blue again. Also Rubber Soul - A Beatles tribute band who were fantastic. All encouraged clapping and sing along so we have thoroughly had a great time. They closed the walking deck for the whole of ...
... other mixed up with another group of 10 with Ramses Tours on our ship -- which was fine. We were on the second bus and our guide was Mostafa. He was a very knowledgeable young man and he told us much about life in Egypt now, as well as its ancient history.
Here is what we learned about modern Egypt on the ride to Luxor:
Safaga is an industrial port town, known for its production of phosphorus and aluminum. The Red Sea was so named because it reflected ...