Akhnaton

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

Travel Blogs from Luxor

Aswan, luxor & the nile

A travel blog entry by amandane

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... east bank of Luxor but I could barely listen to a word Ahmed was saying. The whole time he was speaking all I could think about was how he was misleading us. I couldn't take him seriously! What a dick! As we were heading back to the bus ready for our trip to the airport he asked me if I was ok saying that he could tell that something was bothering me. So I laid it on him, calmly and matter-of-factly.

"You think that I am Mr Ahmed?", he said with a guilty smile. And, it ...

Egyptian Pirates!

A travel blog entry by kyajade

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... the lock, and the water was slowly let out, so we were even with the lower side of the Nile, and were at the level of a whole lot of pirates on the dock. They were all getting desperate for sales, because as soon as the cruise left the dock, that would be it for them, so they started throwing heaps of bags onto the deck, and Nikki started getting angry and chucking them back as hard as she could! She has a lot of power for such a small girl, and we could see how ...

Luxor West Bank to Edfu

A travel blog entry by r-k-worldtrip

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... with lots of imagination poured into design
by the artists, obviously perfectionists. Saw half finished work (tombs were sealed asap after someone died – 70 days max for embalming & necessary rituals - therefore some were never completed) the original drawings in red were corrected in black by supervisors. There wasn’t much between the original and corrected outlines (mm at most) but it was extremely important to have each pharaoh look exactly the same – ...

We offered women equality, but they didn't want it

A travel blog entry by heidi.buttercup

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... Also, as we wandered along on our own, I heard the most atrocious **** from across the stream and looking up discovered an old grandpa donkey watching as as we moved by slow motion. After leaving our donkeys, we continued on to Colossi of Memnon followed by the spectacular royal burial site of the Valley of the Kings. Muhammad explained the history and legends of these remarkable people and we were able to enter and explore three of the most interesting tombs of Ramses ...

Luxor

A travel blog entry by brownefamily5

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... out for a short walk (Mark and me) but soon retreated to the boat again!
Spent the rest of the day relaxing and looking out the window until another boat pulled up beside us giving us a view into the cabin in the next boat. Ended up being seven boats moored next to each other so to get out some people would have to walk through the next 6 boats to get to the shore! Luckily we were only boat ...

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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