Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel is a legendary temple in Egypt, built to honour King Ramses II. Guarding the entrance to the temple and hewn into the side of a mountain are four famous colossal statues of the pharaoh himself.

A tour to Egypt: Nile cruises, temples, pyramids and sunshine.

Roger recently travelled with us to Egypt and was kind enough to write a blog piece for us. Take a look at Roger’s photos here. Enjoy! I originally scheduled my Egypt trip for January 29th. I wanted to celebrate my 40thbirthday … Continue reading

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The magic of Abu Simbel

Our Travel Writing Competition is now closed to submissions, but here’s an excellent post from Kate Sleeth about the unexpected magic of Abu Simbel. Good luck Kate! Three am, eyes barely open, boarding a bus in Aswan to travel to … Continue reading

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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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