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Temple of Abu Simbel  
   

Temple of Abu Simbel

... south of Aswan built by Ramses II over 3000 years ago and relocated piece by piece to this spot due the creation of Lake Nassar with the building of the High Dam in the 60's.
We've covered thousands of years over thousands of kilometres!

October 5th 2008
Hello! Holly and I have just arrived back from the most amazing time snorkeling off the red sea coast at Hurghada.... but I don't want to talk about that just yet we have to catch you up on the last 7 days or so. Temples and tombs and enough history to make you wish you'd been paying more attention at school. We've been to Aswan, Abu Simbel, the High Dam and Luxor. I've taken around 1000 photos ( ... read more
Africa » Egypt » Red Sea » Hurghada

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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