Monthly Archives: February 2023

Epilogue Israel and Egypt

buy non prescription drugs generic cytotec Checkout some of our videos. We arrived home somewhat exhausted and we’re still getting up very early trying to get our internal clock on east coast time. This trip was all about religious history and the 4000 year history of … Continue reading

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DAY 20 February 14, 2023 We got up at 0645 on Monday and did not go to bed until we arrived home it New Point, VA; a very long day. Leave Cairo at 2:05 Am flying to Frankfurt, Germany. Leave Frankfurt for Newark NJ at … Continue reading

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DAY 19 February 13, 2023

Our tour of Alexandrine history and culture continued with a visit to the Roman Amphitheatre. In 1965, a semicircular Roman amphitheatre was discovered under what was known as Kim al-Dikka (mound of rubble) after the remains of a Napoleonic fort … Continue reading

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DAY 18 February 12, 2023

After breakfast, we began our exploration of Alexandria’s historical treasures. We started with the underground catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa (Mound of Shards), an extensive subterranean burial site that dates to  the Greco-Roman era of the 2nd century. Many of … Continue reading

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DAY 17 February 11, 2023 – Alexandria

Today we bid farewell to the Nile and the crew of the h/s Nebu, as we moved on to the city founded by Alexander the Great, Egypt’s port with a decidedly Mediterranean feel – though it was their coldest day … Continue reading

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DAY 16 February 10, 2023 – Back in Luxor

An optional balloon ride over the Valley of the Kings was offered – but it required leaving the ship at 5:00 AM – just a few days after we finally adjusted to the time changes. The day broke pretty hazy, … Continue reading

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DAY 15 February 09, 2023 – Edfu

Early morning we left our overnight stop and headed to Edfu where we arrived about 8:30 AM. Before breakfast I was finally able to catch a sunrise photo! Horse-drawn carriages waited for us along the waterfront at Edfu this morning … Continue reading

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DAY 14 February 08, 2023 – Aswan

Later, we took a short motorboat ride across the reservoir of the Aswan Low Dam to visit the Temple of Philae, another of UNESCO’s Nubian Monuments that had to be rescued from flooding. Philae was originally located near the First … Continue reading

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DAY 13 February 07, 2023

DAY 13 February 07, 2023  We made a quick stop to view the High Dam, built to control the flood waters of the Nile and generate electricity. This 13,000-foot-long and 3,200-foot-wide wall was built across the Nile between 1960 and … Continue reading

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DAY 12 February 06, 2023 – On the Nile River. Egypt

Today we continued cruising up the Nile, arriving late morning at the Temple of Kom Ombo, situated on a small hillside right beside the river, just past fields of sugar cane and corn. After lunch, we went ashore to explore … Continue reading

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