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Aswan - Abu Simbel & Nubian Dinner

January 14th 2011
7th Jan – Day 98 – Aswan 2:55am, still half asleep, we dragged ourselves downstairs, collected our breakfast boxes and piled back onto the same coach as yesterday. The Egyptian government believe it is safer for the tourists to travel in convoys when travelling long distance, so tours groups are allocated a time slot when they must meet the convoys so this is why we had to get up at such a ri ... read more
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Egyptian Flag The regularity and richness of the annual Nile River flood, coupled with semi-isolation provided by deserts to the east and west, allowed for the development of one of the world's great civilizations. A unified kingdom arose circa 3200 B.C. and a ser... ... read more
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