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Felucca

On the Nile
King Tut, Temples, and an Uplifting Experience

February 26th 2016
As our train rolled into Luxor we realized one of the advantages of hiring a local guide is that he or she has that extra shred of knowledge that can make life a lot easier just when you need it. As we neared our destination point, Ragab made arrangements for the train porter to provide an assist, as the train station at Luxor was “undergoing renovations.” On the surface a rather innocuous sta ... read more
Africa » Egypt » Upper Egypt

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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29th February 2016

TBers in heaven!
I've so enjoyed reading your and Brendan's blogs in tandem--wonderful, different perspectives. Lovely, luxurious Luxor--four days in one spot, filled with your fill of exotic Egyptian temples, lounging around the pool, sailing down the Nile and up, up and away in a hot-air balloon. That sounds like a fine vacation! So glad you're both learning a lot and relaxing--perfect!
29th February 2016

TBers in heaven
Yes the trip has been a fine balance of relaxing and visiting the past. Brendan's writing style is so different from ours... love his perspective on things...and of course that wicked sense of humor. Thanks for following along and commenting.

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