|View from Carnival at Aswan - Tombs of the Nobles with Kitchener's Watch Tower on top.||Aswan||Botanic Gardens
on Lord Kitchener Island
|The Unfinished Obelisk
it would have been the largest known in Egypt at 42m. Unfortunately it cracked while being released.
|Nubian coffee at the Panorama. This is made in cups that have frankincense smoke in them.||Nubian social dancing at the Aswan Moon|
The First Cataract - I had an impression of a waterfall. But the first
cataract at Aswan is more just rocks - granite.
We were very excited when we found we'd be staying at The Old Cataract - this is where Agatha Christie wrote "Death on the Nile"
|The view from our room was filled with the grace of a by-gone era.
Far right: Suzie finds a quiet corner.
Below: lobby, entrance to the 1902 restaurant, hallway, lamp detail.
Philae Island - temple of Isis
Elephantine Island - feluca, camels, Nubian village
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