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Nubian guards at Karnak  

Nubian guards at Karnak

By Felucca, Horse and Carriage and Donkey too!

October 10th 2011
LUXOR Our arrival in Luxor was a welcome one. Cruising on the Nile in a Felucca, basically a floating mattress shared with 13 other people after 3 days and 3 nights, was a wonderful experience but it was so nice to put my feet on terra firma once again. We were transported to our hotel by horse-carriage where we finally had a proper shower and hot water! Then once again we were taken by horse- ... read more
Africa » Egypt » Upper Egypt » Valley of the Kings

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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