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Travel Blogs from Safaga
... of time..we were puddles by the end, the haven of the bus air con ,such a treat..
Amazing and hard to comprehend all the history and its wonder..
Seista time as we passed through the villages ,and later we saw the sheep, tiny flocks, being tended..even one is a prize,and watched over at all times..many waterways, carts and donkeys..lots of "Small Ones" here ,some very tiny, but lots had food and even shade.Loved seeing the real Egypt,the bakers,the market with many ...
... 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 ...
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 ...
Wednesday 10 April - Safaga, Egypt
After a tedious 3 3/4 hour drive to Luxor on a grotty bus we reached Luxor. We saw lots of signs of poverty and squalor on the way - so much rubbish tipped into the canals - altogether not a pretty sight and certainly not a good advert for the country.
The tombs at the Valley of the Kings were pretty amazing - hard to believe they were built so many years ago and apparently a new tomb ...
... 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
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