The best of the sites of Luxor. Sunset on the Nile, Shopping in the Souk, Inside the Tombs of the Valley of Kings and the Valley of the Nobles, East and West Bank temples. An Egyptian holiday is a... More > dream come true, so relive yours or imagine one in the future.< Less
Wonderful Things: A Modern Trip Through Ancient Egypt is a memoir of the author’s experiences, reflections and historical investigations into modern and ancient Egypt. At times funny, this work... More > captures the sights, sounds and emotions of a traveler to Egypt today, while constructing the historical foundations of the ancient sites. This book is a valuable and important primer for any tourist planning a trip to Egypt.< Less
An impressionistic survey of Egypt, from Karnak to the Western Desert, Aswan to Cairo. The cover photo of a souvenir seller at Assiut Barrage on the Nile is not repeated as a monthly image. See... More > preview for a depiction of all monthly images.< Less
Want to get more out of your Egyptian holiday or Nile cruise then you need this guide to Luxor. You have done the Karnak, Valley of Kings, Valley of Queens & temple of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir el... More > Bahri and you have another week, what is there to see in Luxor? Jane takes you to her Hidden Luxor, all the place you didn’t know existed. Tombs and temples no one goes to. The temple of Karnak is the largest religious site in the world and now you can explore it all. The White Chapel of Senusret I in the Open Air Museum is the most beautiful object in Egypt, easily rivalling the tomb of Seti I or Nefertari. Want to know where to find it and others like the Botanical Room or tombs of the Nobles like Senenmut or Ramose where you can see decoration done during the reign of the heretic Pharaoh Akhenaton removed by the vengeful priests of Amun. Explore the battles of Ramses the Great at the Ramasseum site of the famous Shelly poem about Ramses II. Jane helps you enjoy ALL Luxor has to offer.< Less
A collection of photographs outlining the main historical sites in Egpyt. They were taken on a Nile cruise in July 2009 and cover sites in Luxor, Edfu, Aswan and Abu Simbel as well as the pyramids in... More > Giza.< Less
Finding his childhood obsessions with Egypt and the Valley of the Kings suddenly resurfacing, historian Tim Cooper decided that the only way to save his family from distraction was to set off one... More > January morning for a week by the Nile at Luxor - ancient Thebes. Once there he followed in the footsteps of his heroes - Belzoni, Champollion and Howard Carter - and experienced first hand the intoxicating collision of ancient and modern Egypt which for so long had exercised his imagination. As well as being a vivid, humorous and often moving account of seven days spent in 'the world's greatest outdoor museum' Leaving Thebes is an inspirational meditation on middle age, mortality and the meaning of life. Includes 15 b&w plates, two sketch maps and a glossary.
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