Saturday, 26 January 2008
Tuesday, 15 January 2008
Sunday, 13 January 2008
MS Florence for a week on the Nile.
The following morning we left at 5am to visit The Temple at Karnak.
We watched the sun rise at 5.30 am
After a trip to The Perfume Palace we toured the Luxor Temple.
Gellabia Party with our new friends
Left-Right Sue, Tony, Fred, Moi, Priya and Manni
MEDICAL WALL KOM OMBO
Note the birthing stool, forceps, glass jars, sponge, scissors and needles
Close up view of Ramses and Nefertari his favourite wife.
Note the children in between the legs of the monument.
Inside the temple. Detailed relief in fabulous colour. Note the lion.
TEMPLE OF NEFERTARI - Abu Simbel
VALLEY OF THE KINGS
Note the pyramid a natural formation of the mountain in the desert. This would hide the ancient graveyard from tomb robbers. 63 tombs have been found thus far.
The entrance to the famous King Tutankhamun. The tomb is small compared to some of the others because of the young Kings untimely death.