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Egypt

Abu Simbel Dec 2018

Today we disembark our cruise and take a short 45-minute flight to Abu Simbel.  The flights are quite busy so make sure you book way

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Kom Ombo Dec 2018

We return to our boat and continue our cruise south to Kom Ombo, an agricultural town famous for the unusual double Temple of Kom Ombo. 

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Edfu Dec 2018

After two days in Luxor, our boat set sail south for Esna passing the Nile lock before continuing to Edfu which was a flourishing Greek

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Luxor Temple Dec 2018

Looked out the window this morning from my cabin on board Sun Boat IV and saw many hot air balloons taking off across the Nile

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Luxor: Karnak Temple Dec 2018

Any trip to Egypt must include a Nile Cruise.  It is the most comfortable and enjoyable way to visit some of the historical sites along

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Pyramids of Giza Dec 2018

From Sakkara we continued to the Pyramids of Giza.  Built by the Egyptian pharaohs of the 4th Dynasty (2600-2500 BC), the Pyramids of Giza, have

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The Sakkara Necropolis Dec 2018

Sakkara or Saqqara served as the necropolis of the ancient Egyptian capital, Memphis, and is located 30 km south of Cairo.  It is not as

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Cairo Dec 2018

Cairo, the capital of Egypt, is one of those buzzing and chaotic cities that you love and hate at the same time.  The noise, pollution,

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