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Cruising the Nile - Edfu & Kom Ombo

April 28th 2010
April 28th This morning we were up at 6am and off the boat by 7 to go to the Edfu Temple. This is one of the best preserved temples from antiquity and was one of the last temples built in the Ptolemey period. We needed to get back to the boat as we were sailing to the next town where we would dock for the night. On the way cruising down the Nile watching the Nile go by, people doing laundry, ... read more
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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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