Abu Simbel September 9th 2022 Early start today, in the van at the tender hour of 4:30am and off to today's destination: Abu Simbel...must say I really had no idea what to expect, it seemed excessive to drive four hours to a site with a two hour hang and then four hours back to Aswan, boy was I wrong!
The journey started by crossing over the Old (Low) Aswan Dam, arguably one of the most famous dams in the world...built around ... read more
Africa » Egypt » Upper Egypt » Abu Simbel 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