Akhnaton

Luxor, Egypt, Luxor, Nile River Valley, Egypt | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Luxor

Luxor West Bank to Edfu

A travel blog entry by r-k-worldtrip

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... Harrison Ford?!

Also learnt the importance of preserving all 5 elements if you want a new eternal life – you need to have not only your body, but also heart, image (double that lives inside you to help remember what you were like in the afterlife), soul, shadow and hidden name (bit like an ID check password). Have to feel sorry for prisoners, many of whom were beheaded – with no chance of reaching the afterlife.

So much incredible wealth and effort put ...

Luxor

A travel blog entry by ricky.ioannou

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... sell us some towels. He threw up his towel and then he had to chase our boat for about 5 minutes on land. We decided to buy it in the end and we had to talk to him over the side of the boat. I had to put the money for him in a another wrapped up bag and throw it overboard.
The Nile is a large river with lots of plants and trees and lots of farms along the Nile. ...

Day 10 - Kings and Queens and birthdays!

A travel blog entry by loadersonthego

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... as we were taking it all in, the lights went out and we realised that it was time to leave, so we put our cameras away and made our way to the Old Winter Palace for cocktails in their gardens.
It was really a perfect way to end our time in Luxor, and in Egypt and we spent time chatting to the rest of the group and talking about our favourite bits of the trip.
Back on the boat we said goodbye to our guide Rania, who has really made this an amazingly ...

Day 6: Eating and sailing

A travel blog entry by sheree.wills.3

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... worship was banned. When reading this I hoped Edfu temple had missed some of the defacing of other temples like Philae but it hasn’t Christians have still found a way to defaced many of the figures at Edfu. The temple was excavated in 1860 it was buried under 12 meters of sand and had local homes built on top of its grounds, many people had to be relocated to clear room to uncover the temple.

Edfu temple to me was very similar to Sobecks temple at Esna, very ...

Luxor Temple and Karnak Temple

A travel blog entry by wherethefisnaz

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... from all the tourists and bases it's local economy on them. Once again, the town looked like it was suffering the effects from a decline in visitors.

Much smaller than any of the other bigger cities in Egypt, with a population of less than 1 million. This city had a more relaxing feel to it, less traffic and less commotion in general.

Interesting fact, Luxor hosts one third of the whole monuments and antiquities of the ...

Location

This hotel, located on Luxor, Egypt, Luxor, is near Valley of the Kings, Luxor Temple, Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, and Luxor Museum.
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