My Top Four
Seeing the Pyramids in all their glory after first learning about this 'wonder of the world' as a young school kid. Awe inspiring.
Abu Simbel- A must see, truly breath taking and amazingly preserved sight.
Valley of the Kings - One Of the most important places/finds in world history. I felt like i was following in Howard Carter and his illustrious colleagues footsteps
Cairo Museum- a place you could spend weeks/months in admiring the stunning artefacts of a bygone era. King Tut’s collections ......Wow
An amzing trip where we saw so much, but also had just enough time to relax and take a breath !!
Our group of Ten ranging from 30+ had a great time together and i would like to thank you all (you know who you are) for making the holiday what it was. A resounding success and great fun.
Further higlights included:-
The Train ride – The second one obviously with the impromptu DJ’s session , Two bottles of Wine, some whiskey and a few beers.
The Temples - Karnak , Luxor , Esna , Edfu , Philai, Kom Ombo
The Sphinx – Another legendary sight
Sunset whilst cruising down the Nile
Afternoon Tea – How very British !!
Chariot rides , Camel rides
Crocodile Mummy Museum
Egyptian Party Night - We were defintiley the best dressed party on the boat as everybody got into the spirit of things.
Nubian Dance Night -
Kitchener Island and its Botanical Garden – My only ice-cream of the trip
Elephantine Island and our Nubian meal with JJ Jamaica and his family
The three Felucca pile-up (caught on video) and our subsequent rescue. Inclusive of a guy who couldn’t Sail and his mate who fell in !!
Drinks at the Old Cataract Hotel – Agatha Christie , Poirot and King Farouk – We mix in good company.
The Cairo Mosque – Climbing the minaret in the dark without a safety harness
Andrea Restaurant – Pigeon , Vine Leaves and French fries - Definitely recommended