Sunday, February 06, 2011

Egypt 2011: Luxor West Bank

Facebookers go HERE for bigger photos. No, not the West Bank with all the rock-throwing an assholes on both sides of the issue. The West Bank of Luxor has lots of Queen Hatshepsut's temple, the Ramesseum, the Colossi of Memnon, the Valley of the Kings*, and more. I got up early with the intent of biking over and seeing the sunrise from Hatshepsut's Temple, but I missed a ferry and so I got to see the sunrise while biking through sugarcane fields accompanied by the melodious sounds of me cursing my timing.

So, here are the photos:

* Which, according to the express wishes of the pharaohs, doesn't allow cameras. Oh, wait, maybe that's the wishes of the Japanese companies bankrolling the project.

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