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The Nile cruise was fun


Nile village underway

Tue Jul 18, 2000
Nile River, Egypt


Family fishing from a small boat

Tue Jul 18, 2000
Nile River, Egypt


Tom on the bow

Tue Jul 18, 2000
Nile River, Egypt


Boat behind us besieged by villagers of Esna selling their wares

Tue Jul 18, 2000
Esna lock, Egypt


Our boat, Nile Adventurer, entering the Esna lock

Tue Jul 18, 2000
Esna lock, Egypt


Native worker wearing traditional gallabah at the Esna lock

Tue Jul 18, 2000
Esna lock, Egypt


Inside the Esna lock

Tue Jul 18, 2000
Esna lock, Egypt


The boat behind ours also entering the lock

Tue Jul 18, 2000
Esna lock, Egypt


The lock opening, 8 meters higher

Tue Jul 18, 2000
Esna lock, Egypt


Columns in the Temple of Khnum

Wed Jul 19, 2000
Temple of Khnum, Esna, Egypt


Morning light on the columns

Wed Jul 19, 2000
Temple of Khnum, Esna, Egypt


Columns and the side wall

Wed Jul 19, 2000
Temple of Khnum, Esna, Egypt


Sunlight on the side wall

Wed Jul 19, 2000
Temple of Khnum, Esna, Egypt


Facade of the temple

Wed Jul 19, 2000
Temple of Khnum, Esna, Egypt


Bow of the Nile Adventurer, with our room in the lower right

Wed Jul 19, 2000
Esna, Egypt


Felucca on the Nile

Wed Jul 19, 2000
Nile River, Egypt


Felucca in front of a Nile village

Wed Jul 19, 2000
Nile River, Egypt


Us on the sun deck

Wed Jul 19, 2000
Nile River, Egypt


Fishing boats on the Nile

Wed Jul 19, 2000
Nile River, Egypt


Kids waving in frront of their house

Wed Jul 19, 2000
Nile River, Egypt


Village along the Nile with swimmers and fishermen

Wed Jul 19, 2000
Nile River, Egypt


Nile farm

Wed Jul 19, 2000
Nile River, Egypt


Felucca with a cow on it!

Wed Jul 19, 2000
Nile River, Egypt


Nile farm

Wed Jul 19, 2000
Nile River, Egypt


Kids swimming and waving in the Nile

Wed Jul 19, 2000
Nile River, Egypt


Farm with storage sheds

Wed Jul 19, 2000
Nile River, Egypt


Us travelling by horse and buggy in Edfu

Wed Jul 19, 2000
Edfu, Egypt


Temple of Edfu

Wed Jul 19, 2000
Temple of Edfu, Edfu, Egypt


Tom with statue of Horus, the falcon god

Wed Jul 19, 2000
Temple of Edfu, Edfu, Egypt


Louisa with another falcon statue

Wed Jul 19, 2000
Temple of Edfu, Edfu, Egypt


Look at the size of the door!

Wed Jul 19, 2000
Temple of Edfu, Edfu, Egypt


Boat used to carry the statue of the god Horus

Wed Jul 19, 2000
Temple of Edfu, Edfu, Egypt


All of the walls are covered with hieroglyphics

Wed Jul 19, 2000
Temple of Edfu, Edfu, Egypt


The entrance to the temple

Wed Jul 19, 2000
Temple of Edfu, Edfu, Egypt


Louisa looks like the Queen of Sheba

Wed Jul 19, 2000
Nile River, Egypt


Louisa worshipping Tom (not!)

Wed Jul 19, 2000
Nile River, Egypt


Us with our friends Linda and Steve

Wed Jul 19, 2000
Nile River, Egypt


Us in our gallabahs

Wed Jul 19, 2000
Nile River, Egypt


Temple of Kom Ombo

Thu Jul 20, 2000

Columns in the temple of Kom Ombo

Thu Jul 20, 2000

Broken column in courtyard framed by a door

Thu Jul 20, 2000

Sycamore wood used as a joint

Thu Jul 20, 2000

We study the guidebook

Thu Jul 20, 2000

Louisa looks at the colorful columns

Thu Jul 20, 2000

Vendor stalls along the NIle in Kom Ombo

Thu Jul 20, 2000

Cliff by the side of the Nile

Thu Jul 20, 2000

Louisa with unfinished obelisk, Aswan

Thu Jul 20, 2000

Camels riding in the back of a truck

Thu Jul 20, 2000

The Nile coming out of the High Dam

Thu Jul 20, 2000

The power plant of the High Dam

Thu Jul 20, 2000

Looking along Lake Nasser and the High Dam

Thu Jul 20, 2000

Louisa in the ferry to Philae Temple

Thu Jul 20, 2000

Philae Temple from the water

Thu Jul 20, 2000

Columns of the Philae Temple

Thu Jul 20, 2000

Front entrance to the Philae Temple

Thu Jul 20, 2000

Side temple beside Philae Temple

Thu Jul 20, 2000

Old (circa 1800) grafiti with lat and long (very close)

Thu Jul 20, 2000

Side temple at Philae

Thu Jul 20, 2000

Feluccas on the Nile

Thu Jul 20, 2000

Us on a felucca

Thu Jul 20, 2000

Louisa on the felucca

Thu Jul 20, 2000

Look at all of the feluccas!

Thu Jul 20, 2000

A cool sand dune on the edge of the Nile

Thu Jul 20, 2000

A nice bench in the botanical gardens

Thu Jul 20, 2000

Our boat, the Nile Adventurer, from the water

Thu Jul 20, 2000
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