A bustling market town on the bank of the Nile in the south of Egypt, Aswan is worth a visit to wander around the stalls and sail upriver to the Temple of Philae, as well as being the start-point for trips to spectacular Abu Simbel.
From the Aswan Travel Guide
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There is a dingy Nourhan Hotel close to this Queen Nourhan Hote(popularly known as Queen Hotel by locals). So if you ask for Nourhan Hotel you will be directed to the other shady hotel. This hotel is not very good either. Bathroom sucks, small dingy bathroom with no place to take shower. You have to take shower standing near the comod. ... more
This Hotel backs onto the railway station but the trains do not go on through the night,First impressions where ok for a 2/3star hotel the rooms where varied and some better then others they where kept clean enough the roof terrace shabby and not a nice place to spend any time, we had to be quite firm when asking for the air con to be put on, a lot ... more
If you're looking for a really cheap place to stay and you only plan on sleeping and showering there, Horus is okay. Horus is right on the Nile cornish so it's easy to get a taxi to any place you'd like to go in Aswan. The facilities are really old and not very appealing to the eye...It wasn't filthy but could've been cleaner. ... more
Aswan - the southern most part of my trip. Lonely Planet, encouraging as always - "Outside of the summer months when daily temperatures soar to 50 degrees C, Aswan is an ideal place to..." Not kidding ...
Posted in Israel, Egypt, Jordan? by NYCgirl
the blog (and try to repair my sandals). So here are a few pictures I took in Aswan (or Assouan) in the beginning of april before coming to Marsa. After Cairo Martin and I took the train to Aswan. That's quite ...
Posted in Fabrice Lambert's travel diary by 5fingerfab