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Abu Simbel Temple

Abu Simbel Temple is one of the greatest temples in Egypt. It is located about three hours from the Governorate of Aswan. The story of the Abu Simbel Temple reaches from the era of the great Pharaoh Ramesses II who ordered the carving of the huge in a mountainside to the modern age especially the year 1959. 46 more words


Omar El Khayam Lake Nasser Cruise

Allow yourself to be pampered at Lake Nasser Crusies, wake up on the sound of nature and chirping birds, soak up the sun and scout around the gleaming landmarks like Temple of Amada, stare at Abu Simbel Temple, then walkthrough Wadi el Sebua and more with… 453 more words

Abu Simbel

We have travelled further south into Nubia, to Abu Simbel, a site which is 45km from the Sudanese border.  (Yes I thought of nipping over the border to see the ‘other’ pyramids but the paperwork would have been horrendous so it was basically a no) 796 more words


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Day 51 - Aswan and the Falucca

4am starts are never enjoyable, but when its the only way to get to the temple Abu Simbel you just deal with it. We left with a security detail and a lot of other buses on our way to the famous temple. 157 more words