Friday Flashback: Nile Cruise & Temple Tourism

by Dave on June 11, 2010 · 4 comments

Edfu Temple

Edfu Temple

Once I arrived in Luxor and joined the organized tour, I was insulated from most of the shenanigans and tourist shams (though one might argue I paid into the biggest of them all — a prepackaged Nile cruise).

I ended up having a great time on the cruise.  My room was very nice, there was plenty of food, I hung out with some friendly Americans and Koreans, and didn’t have to worry about how to get from point A to B.

The temples were often overwhelming in their grandeur and scale, while the passing Nile Valley offered wonderful scenery in between.

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