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The Temple of Queen Hatshepsut  

The Temple of Queen Hatshepsut

This was my favorite view of the temple.
Incidents of Travel in the Monumental City of Thebes

October 20th 2007
It was turning into a beautiful day. The sun was low in the morning sky and the heat was still at a bearable level. I had eaten an early breakfast at the hotel and set off to explore Luxor. I was walking along the wide, riverside promenade beside the Nile enjoying the shade from the trees that lined the way. The river was still asleep and the felucca touts were nowhere to be found. All was pe ... read more
Africa » Egypt » Upper Egypt » Thebes

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
25th December 2010

It was my favourite view during my visit many years ago - this is a superb photo!

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