Travel Blogs from Safaga
... vegitation,and trees are exciting to spot... the occasional grassed part around small brick houses,a few small roadside places ,one with a whole group of young girls ,on donkeys in lovely bright robes.We saw the new pumping stations along the way and the pipeline being completed, to bring the water from the Nile right through this arid land, to the Red sea where there is nothing, so a huge difference.Land being prepared for planting ,it will be such a revelation to this arid ...
... you can see. Then on to Luxor Temple which is smaller but still beautiful. Lunch was next & my guide wanted me to taster true Egyptian food and ordered my lunch. I did say no to lamb but tried everything else. Was all okay. Then left for Valley of the Kings. Can only go into 3 tombs but they have all survived so much better than the temples since are underground. Drawings and carvings still have ...
... enough for him so we just decided to stay onboard and relax.
The view from the ship was beautiful and they say it's a place where there is spas and healing waters, beaches and tranquility. People who went ashore said there really wasn't much to see or do, so I don't think we missed much.
... once a month! The colours on the ceilings and walls were astounding and just as I had imagined them to be.
We went in the tomb of Tutankhamun which was a lot smaller than the others because he died aged only 19 so he only had a few years to prepare his tomb.
We had lunch in a smart hotel in Luxor which wasn't bad considering the number of tourists they were catering for.
From here we went to the Karnak Temple which ...
... The "bedrolls" remind me of cotton bales.)
We get off the ship when called and need to identify our luggage stating what is going with us to Luxor and what goes to Cairo. All of our luggage is there so we are part of the way there. (I take a picture of our suitcase in case I need to describe it later on.) We get on the bus and learn we are the smallest group which is good. We head off for a 2-3 hour ride ...
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