Akhnaton

Luxor, Egypt, Luxor, Nile River Valley, Egypt | Hotel
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Location

This hotel, located on Luxor, Egypt, Luxor, is near Luxor Temple, Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, Temple of Medinat Habu, and Colossi of Memnon.
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Travel Blogs from Luxor

Egypt part 4: luxor

A travel blog entry by ngyixian1 on Jul 21, 2014

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... a much smaller yet better organized museum compared to the Egyptian museum at Cairo. It's 35 to 40 degrees Celsius in Egypt now, so I spent a good part of my time sitting on the floor next to the air conditioning unit watching reenactment videos of ancient Egyptian life. They have 2 mummies there, one of which is suspected to be ramses I. The mummy's story is amusing. It was taken from egypt long ago and ended up at a lousy museum on the Canadian ...

Aswan, luxor & the nile

A travel blog entry by amandane on May 30, 2014

1 comment, 15 photos

... level the body of water in long sections also helping reduce the risks of floods. The water on the down stream side of the dam can be several meters lower so a lock is used to allow the boats and ships to pass between the two levels of water. It works by boxing the boat between 2 watertight gates that close with the boat inside. Water is then pumped either in or out to raise or lower the boat depending on which direction you are traveling. While all this was going on there ...

Luxor (Thebes), Karnak, and Valley of the Kings

A travel blog entry by jonnystravels on Dec 21, 2013

183 photos

... while having a coffee or beer. While touring the temple, this Egyptian lady kept having me take pictures with her daughter (she was an adult, get your head out of the gutter), and kept wanting me to put her arm around her. She spoke only a little English but seemed excited when I said I was single, though I'm under no illusions it has to do with the land of the big PX. Karnak Temple is to the north of the city and is one of the top historic monuments I've ever seen. It's not ...

Temples and Tombs

A travel blog entry by abwoodmansee on Oct 07, 2013

68 photos

... bus because we were told that we wouldn't be allowed to take pictures inside. But I learned that pictures can always be taken if you hand the "guard" inside the tomb a little "tip." So, travel lesson: bring the camera and a little cash!

Our next stop was the Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. Her temple was carved into the side of the mountain and was very impressive. It is in very good condition with original heiroglyphics inside. Several years ago, ...

Tombs & Temples But No Pyramids Here!

A travel blog entry by michellendave on Mar 17, 2013

29 photos

... the 63 known tombs, about 20 of the tombs contained kings. Tutankhamun's tomb is here.

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