Sunshine, temples and ancient Egyptian Gods – what more could I want? Your have been warned – this post is picture heavy.
Well, watching some of the people around me – it is obvious that they don’t appreciate the finer points of breakfast. There are olives, tomatoes, cucumbers, fresh yogurt, hard boiled eggs. With the choice of either coffee or tea, I could not be happier. For those who really want the Western traditional – there are also corn flakes, omelettes, hash browns and various assorted breads/toast/pastries.
Boarding a bus, there are 17 in our tour group going to Amun Temple. A few pictures. (see the rest under travel – Egypt)
Temple of Amun
Amun - temple layout
Amun - 2
Amun - left side ruins
Amun - more columns
Amun - ruins
Amun - statues
Amun - Obelisk
Amun - inner wall
Back lit and crowded with people, we didn’t arrive at Luxor Temple until after sun down.
Luxor at Night
Luxor Inner area
Luxor Inner area
Luxor - inner wall
Luxor - more inner inscriptions
It seems like the cabin attendants have a sense of humor. We returned today to towel art.
I finished the ribbing
220+ stitches on 2.75mm needles. It is a four row 2×2 ribbing pattern with a twist in the knit stitches every fourth row.
It was cold this morning on the way to Gatwick. After the usual family crisis (not all teens look forward to a family vacation) we were underway, found the South Terminal Long term parking and the ThomasCook charter desk.
Seen from the air – most of Egypt looked like this –
Most of the country
Except for the areas which had the Mideastern Look
Luxor under the wings
or a bit of irrigation
For the next 7 days, we will be living on Etoile du Nil II, Luxor <-> Aswan enjoying warmer weather and more sunshine than in the UK.
On the plane, I started a new knitting project – Blues by Hanne Falkenberg.
Left Front - Blues
Having also brought along some EV and blue Kauni, it seemed a shame not to see if I could convert Rauma 1200 (Vår Løysing) from a cardigan to a vest. Starting the ribbing –