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World Trip 2009: Leg 2 Egypt Summary

Facebook Photos 1, Photos 2 Now that the Egypt part of my journey is over I’ve been thinking about how good it was and what I learnt. This is the biggest culture shock place I’ve visited, which even though I … Continue reading

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World Trip 2009: Day 25 – Hurghada, Egypt

Our last night in Luxor saw the power go off and on 3 times, once when I was in the shower! Having successfully found my away around in the dark we headed off early to Hurghada. Hurghada is basically a … Continue reading

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World Trip 2009: Day 24 – Luxor, Egypt

Our last full day in Luxor saw as heading to our last temple of the trip the Karnak Temple. In reality this is a series of temples inside each other including one built by Ramesses II. The Temple was built … Continue reading

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World Trip 2009: Day 23 – Luxor, Egypt

Today we got up early to visit the Valley of the Kings. This is the location of 62 Pharaohs including Tutankhamen (King Tut). After a boat ride over the Nile and a short truck journey we all got to ride … Continue reading

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World Trip 2009: Day 22 Kom Ombo – Luxor, Egypt

During the night at around 4 am I woke up and ended up needing to use the blanket I took from the QANTAS flight back on 22 May, good to see I actually got to use it.  It’s surprising how … Continue reading

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World Trip 2009: Day 21 – Aswan – Kom Ombo, Egypt

Today was our day and night on the felucca sailing down the Nile. We spent most of the day sitting on the sides of the felucca enjoying the sights, the air and the Nile water occasionally hitting us providing a … Continue reading

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