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  • Aswan - Day 10 Friday March 18The Zahra set sail at 3 AM for Aswan. The word "aswan" means granite. In contrast to the ancient wonders of Cairo and Luxor, the High Dam at Aswan is an achievement that belongs to modern Egypt. Completed in Posted by Cybercsp in Egypt and Jordan | Mar 21, 2022
  • Best Egypt Tours Packages On the earth, which is now called Egypt, in antiquity one of the most ancient and powerful civilizations arose, which still attracts the attention of travelers as a magnet. Arriving here today, you will realize that this is an extremely Posted by deluxetours in Deluxe Tours Egypt | Nov 19, 2019
  • AswanAfter a night flight to Aswan and a good night sleep we started a new day. Today it was on to the Aswan High Dam and the temple of Philae. The Aswan dam was nice, you passed the friendship monument Posted by Astreia in Around the world Travels | May 24, 2019
  • Walk like an Egyptian We flew into Hurghada because it was so much cheaper and as I was still getting over my cold we spent a day taking it easy before looking to head off for our adventure. Posted by Addy21 in A photo a day | Apr 1, 2015
  • Aswan, Start of a Nile Cruise and the Temples & Tombs Tour I know I've written about it before but I am very proud about what great travelers Jesse and Nathan have become. Of course, they've had a lot of practice at this point, but as a parent who lov Posted by TooMuchLuggage in Around the World in 172 Days | Jul 16, 2012
  • Seth On the NileSince the 19th century, the fashionable way to see Egypt has been on a Nile River cruise. In the past, ships could make the journey all the way from Cairo to Abu Simbel. Since the 1990's, the starting Posted by evilnoah in The Travels of Two Couch Potatoes | Apr 5, 2012
  • A Great Simbel of EgyptUnlike the smooth, relaxing week so far, today would be more chaotic. We got an early wake-up call at 4AM to make our 7AM flight to Aswan and then on to see the grand Temple of Abu Simbel built Posted by evilnoah in The Travels of Two Couch Potatoes | Apr 2, 2012
  • Pyramids, Temples and BoatsThe first week in Egypt was insane. We were fully booked doing pyramids, temples and all sorts off "cultural stuff". The day after Alexandria, was the day most of us had been waiting for - the day we got to Posted by EmShell in M&M hit the Big E's | Aug 21, 2011
  • 20 June - AswanLast night we had the Galabaya party and we all dressed up in Egyptian costume and the staff sang and got us up dancing - well Adam and I at least. The photos will remain classified in the Bowler archive. Posted by Bowlers4 in The big retirement trip | Jun 20, 2011
  • May 11 - Abu SimbelWe are up early and by four o'clock we are at a parking lot for the early caravan to Abu Simbel. There are two caravans a day to Abu Simbel: one at 4:00 a.m. and one at 11:00 a.m. The Posted by MeijiBlack in MeijiBlack's Egypt | May 11, 2011
  • May 10 - Our last day and night on the dahabeeyahI woke up early this morning and am up to see the sunrise. Very beautiful but very noisy: birds and lots of them, donkeys, cows, crickets, and frogs. They all have something to say early in the morning. [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/357242/IM Posted by MeijiBlack in MeijiBlack's Egypt | May 10, 2011
  • May 9 - Nile cruise continuesAhhh! Today was a perfect lazy day continuing to sail (and I mean sail this time) down the Nile. The weather is perfect, cooler than it has been in the last few days. Most of us are lying about reading Posted by MeijiBlack in MeijiBlack's Egypt | May 9, 2011
  • Cairo - Aswan How's everyone doing? I took a quick tour down to Aswan this weekend - I still haven't figure out why Aswan is said to be located in "Upper Egypt" when it's actually down south. It was really interesting to visit Posted by 2011 in A Tale of Three | Dec 12, 2010
  • Day 27. Aswan EgyptFinally our dreaded overnight train arrived to Aswan. Amazingly, the hotel resort we stayed at, was the most impressive of the entire tour. First everyone crashed and slept, but later went swimming in the huge pool. There was a bar Posted by AKISSA in Contiki European Ultimate 2010 | May 23, 2010

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