Abu Simbel Sun Festival

At the famous temple of Abu Simbel, the bi-annual Abu Simbel Sun Festival is held, marking the date of King Ramses II’s birthday (21 October) and his ascension to the throne (21 February).

Sun Festival magic at Abu Simbel

A big group of us heading down in the comfort of our luxury coaches from Aswan to Abu Simbel for the much-anticipated Abu Simbel Sun Festival. With chronological precision to rival the builders of the temple themselves, we arrived before … Continue reading

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