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Egypt – Luxor & Karnak Temples

Luxor temple at night Luxor is packed with amazing sites which meant discovery after dark. We squeezed this visit to Luxor temple in just before it closed for a TV spectacular on thanksgiving day. Want to see the official event, check it out here. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-59424084 Official logo Our visit focused on the key elements of… Continue reading Egypt – Luxor & Karnak Temples

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Egypt – Esna & arrival into Luxor

Esna temple Another day, another amazing marvel of the ancient Egyptian world. This time the sunken temple of Esna was on the program. This temple was submerged by decades of Nile flooding and sediment deposits. The remaining covered roof areas served as homes to local villages which led to severe smoke damage. French archeologists are… Continue reading Egypt – Esna & arrival into Luxor

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Egypt – Aswan and the legendary Old Cataract Hotel

Old Cataract Hotel No voyage to Egypt is complete without staying at the legendary Old Cataract Hotel run by Sofitel in Aswan. Located in prime viewing of the first Nile rapids, the property has hosted world leaders, movie stars and most famously, was the long term lodging for British Crime Novelist Agatha Christie whom penned… Continue reading Egypt – Aswan and the legendary Old Cataract Hotel

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Egypt – Fata Morgana in the desert

Our first stop in the Arabian world consisted of an overnight stop-over in the Qatari capital city of Doha. Only a desert village without much significance, over the past 30 years transformed into a mega city of skyscrapers in any imaginable shape. Doha skyline Host of the upcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup (not without controversy… Continue reading Egypt – Fata Morgana in the desert