Egypt : Abu Simbel

We flew to Abu Simbel from Aswan by Egypt air flight. It was a 40 min flight. In afternoon we visited the temple. This village is located near the borer of Sudan. This is a UNESCO heritage site and one of the most famous Nubian monuments. The entire site was relocated due to the creation of Lake Naseer. Flocks of birds can be seen returning inland at dusk , they flew out in the morning to catch Nile fish. We watched Light and Sound show at Abu Simbel. It was one the…
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Egypt: Giza plateau

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌย ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌย ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ We reached Giza in the morning by an overnight train from Luxor. The train was very comfortable. It was comparable almost to a standard hotel with a well made bed , private toilet and shower cubicle. Dinner was also included in the price. ย We were staying in a Luxury hotel for two days . After check-in we immediately left for Pyramid complex. I took some random street cab for 1 USD to take me to the entrance. On the way few locals just climbed the running cab and wanted to offer…
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Ajanta , Ellora & Elphanta Caves en-route to Mumbai – Ellora

๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณย ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณย ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ ย  There is no direct public bus to Ellora from Ajanta. I took a bus towards Aurangabad in Aurangabad - Jalgaon road and got down at Phulambri. Fromย Phulambri I took shared trekker on Amdapur - Jenefal road towards Ellora. This took very long time. Next day I utilized fully to visit caves. Caves in Ellora are famous for sculptures. There are 34 caves which can be visited ; these consist of 12 Buddhist caves, 17 Hindu caves and ย 5 Jain caves. Most of these caves are monasteries or viharsย that are carved…
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Egypt : Desert route from Cairo to Luxor

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌย ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌย ๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ Day 1 & 2 21/22- 12- 2102 ย Cairo - White ย Desert Our desert journey started immediately after we landed at Cairo airport . The car was waiting for us to pick us up from airport , we bypassed Cairo city and proceed towards the desert. On the we saw unfinished apartment blocks illegally occupied by homeless families, these were the effort of previous regime to provide mass housing for citizens. We saw glimpse of Giza pyramids over skyscrapers before entering in Desert. Twenty twoย kilometers fromย beginningย of the road ย the railway from Helwan…
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Jordan Trip Diary โ€“ Tryst with an Arab kingdom of Western Asia

๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดย ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ดย ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ด 22nd December , 2013 11:50 โ€“ ย Flight from Gatwick airport to Amman by Easyjet.ย  Further flight by Royal Jordanian to Amman. Reach Amman hotel by taxi. Check in at Coral Bay. Dinner varieties of stuffed bread (stuffings inc. Leaves, cheese, potatoes, etc) with omelette cheese n Egyptian roti. 23rd December, 2013 โ€“ Sez visit to stamp passport and submarine tour of corals and under water beings. Lunch at Coral bay , consisting of Chicken burgers and chips. 24th December, 2013 โ€“ Aquaba to Wadi rum by taxi. Welcomed at house of…
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