Aswan: Temples and Nubian Village

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October 7th 2016
Published: June 11th 2017
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We were up about 6 this morning, finished packing up and checked out of our riverboat cabin. We had a leisurely breakfast, then we said good bye to the MS Dolphin and headed out at 8 am for our tour of Philae Temple. I woke up about 4:30 this morning which a churning stomach, but my friend Immodium has done the trick. Susan has also had similar issues over the past few days which seem to have clea... Read Full Entry

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Heading back to the boatHeading back to the boat
Heading back to the boat

Leaving Agilika Island
Boatman and our guide AmrBoatman and our guide Amr
Boatman and our guide Amr

Amr is wearing the life jacket.
Basma HotelBasma Hotel
Basma Hotel

Heading to our hotel for the night.
Susan in hotel lobbySusan in hotel lobby
Susan in hotel lobby

Waiting for our rooms
View from our roomView from our room
View from our room

Nile River and hills
Nubian MuseumNubian Museum
Nubian Museum

Depiction of a Nubian village
My cartouche!My cartouche!
My cartouche!

At the top there is a scarab, within the cartouche there is a key of life (ankh), followed by the four characters of my name, then the eye of Horus.
The Old Cataract HotelThe Old Cataract Hotel
The Old Cataract Hotel

As seen from our boat on the way to the Nubian village.
View from the roof deck of the Nubian homeView from the roof deck of the Nubian home
View from the roof deck of the Nubian home

The village is on both sides of the Nile.

8th October 2016

So sorry to hear that you both were feeling unwell. Hopefully that is now behind you...
8th October 2016

Glad you found your jewellery!
8th October 2016

Hope you're feeling better! Quite an amazing trip so far
8th October 2016

Thanks Ross, feeling fine today just tired from the early start. We are back in Cairo now and I see the photos didn't get added to the last posting, so the photos are syncing now, check back soon to see all the photos. Having awesome time!
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8th October 2016

Really enjoyed all your great pictures Lori and Susan!
8th October 2016

Susan makes friends where ever she goes!
8th October 2016

Looks like they are keeping cool
8th October 2016

It's really lovely Lori.
8th October 2016

Enjoyed all your great pictures Lori and Susan!
8th October 2016

Very impressive!
21st October 2016

Every time you said "Nubian" I thought of my goofy goats. I miss my girls.

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