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Abtal Al Tahrir, شياخة أولى، قسم أسوان، أسوان، Egypt
The Old Cataract hotel (owned by Sofitel) is arguably the most iconic hotel in Egypt. The luxurious hotel, founded by Thomas Cook at the end of the nineteenth century, is built on a small cliff overlooking the Nile in Aswan. An outside bar faces...
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Aswan, Aswan Governorate, Egypt
A tourist floating up the Nile in Southern Egypt in a felucca (traditional sailboat) is full of wonder: What discoveries will the temples at Abu Simbel bring? The Temple of Isis? What is life like onboard the huge (and expensive) cruise boats that...
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Aswan, Aswan Governorate, Egypt
Somewhere between Luxor and Aswan a number of these merchants docked their boats midstream, caught a ride and a few sales. Merchandise was thrown back and forth between vessels, accompanied by entertaining (and very vocal) barter.
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Abtal Al Tahrir, شياخة أولى، قسم أسوان، أسوان، Egypt
I was fortunate enough to stay at the Old Cataract Hotel by the River Nile a wonderful experience in itself. But the stay would not have been complete without a very restful trip in one of these lovely old wooden sailing craft. Just the sounds of...
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Aswan, Aswan Governorate, Egypt
I think it was the Greeks who invented columns but in my opinion, it was the Egyptians who gave them beauty. I saw this stunning set at Philae which is an archeological site located on an island in Lake Nassar in Egypt. Philae is located just a...
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Aswan, Aswan Governorate, Egypt
Frankinsence, indigo, vanilla beans, saffron, coriander...shopping for spices in Egypt gives insights into the food culture and they make a great souvenir. Recreate the scents and flavors when you return to share the essence of your journey with...
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Aswan, Aswan Governorate, Egypt
While traveling in Upper Egypt three months before the revolution, I snapped this picture of a fruit vendor in Aswan. It was the middle of the day and extremely hot. Many of the shops were closed because of the heat, and everything was calm. We...
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Aswan, Aswan Governorate, Egypt
fluca at the river nile at Aswan city its a great time and a great view for everybody
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Aswan, Aswan Governorate, Egypt
The Nile is the heart and arteries of Egypt. There are many options to ride along the longest river in the world's current, but to get close to El Nil, take an overnight trip on a traditional Felucca. It's an easy and lazy ride down the river past...
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Middle East
The beautiful and welcoming home of Tarek Labib where we were graciously hosted for an afternoon visit and discussion on architecture and design. What a treat!
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Abu Tesht, Qena Governorate, Egypt
Walking in deepening twilight past a towering obelisk, and then through the Hypostyle Hall and colonnade of 134 massive pillars—10-12 meters tall—capped with stylized papyrus and calyx, into a broad solar court, I was able to envision only the...
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Luxor, Luxor City, Luxor, Luxor Governorate, Egypt
At dawn we gathered, a handful of cyclists bound for Egypt's Valley of the Kings on the Nile's West Bank. We'd seen the Red Sea Coast on two wheels, on Egypt's first organized bike tour with Bike Beyond Boundaries (www.bikebeyondboundaries.com),...