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Ram headed sphinxes

Luxor - Tombs, temples, and delays! Happy New Year!!

January 1st 2011
After disembarking from our cruise ship we took a taxi into Luxor and headed straight to the Nefertiti Hotel on a friend's recommendation. They were very busy but managed to squeeze us in for one night. Unfortunately they were not able to extend our stay such is their popularity. Their rooftop terrace is fabulous with superb views over the Nile to the West bank. It also overlooks the Luxor Temple ... read more
Africa » Egypt » Upper Egypt » Luxor

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
24th January 2011

I like this one
Great shot.

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