Life on the Nile

San on the Lam

Tuesday 08 October 2002-Thursday 10 October 2002. Egypt.

A fun part of our first visit to Egypt, back in 2002, was a four night cruise down the Nile on one of those posh cruiseboats. In fact, it was only a two day cruise, with one night spent at Aswan and two nights at Luxor, with the day in between being spent exploring the West Bank at Luxor (for the story of that big day, see https://sanonthelam.wordpress.com/2018/06/03/valley-of-the-kings/ and https://sanonthelam.wordpress.com/2018/06/04/djeser-djeseru/). We had arrived in Luxor from London Heathrow on the evening before, and had part of a morning to explore (Mark and I did sneak a peak at Luxor temple, which was just down the Corniche from our hotel) before we were off again, flying further up the Nile to Aswan.

Here we had a day touring the Low and High Dams, the Granite Quarry with the Unfinished Obelisk, and Philae Temple…

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