“ FOOTSTEPS OF MOSES” EGYPT TOUR JANUARY 2011
From JFK New York we landed first at Cairo  and transferred to a smaller jet to Aswan.  The next day we took a  prop-jet  ...
Waiting for taxi boats to cross the water to the hotel.
The Movenpick Hotel on Elephantine Island, Aswan.
Felucca boats on the Nile River at Aswan.
View of Felucca boats on Nile River from lounge at top of Movenpick Hotel, Aswan.
Typical of bulrushes (reeds) along Nile River, Aswan.
The unfinished obelisk, Aswan
Temple of Ramses II at El Simbel
Statues are 67 ft tall.  With the higher water level of Lake Nasser, from the 2 nd  Aswan Dam, the temple was dismantled a...
Temple of Nefertari, wife of Ramses II, at  El Simbel
 
Helmsman on Lake Nassar near Philae ruins.
 
Note the engine value stem used to  secure the keel.
Boy paddled out to sing for money.
 
The boat directly above is similar to the river cruise boat we were on to Luxor.
Kom Ombo temple 30 miles north of Aswan.
Kom Ombo temple circa 230 BC
Carriages waiting to take us to the temple ruins at Edfu.
 
 
Downtown Edfu
 
 
Temple of Horus at Edfu Circa 200 BC
 
 
Demonstrators in Edfu.
 
Riot police ready in Edfu .
Following another cruise boat through the locks at Esna on the Nile River half way between Edfu  and Luxor.
Locks at Esna on Nile River.
Soldiers “guarding” the locks at Esna.
Sunset on the Nile River
Decision was made to leave Egypt six days after arrival.
Our “exodus” route  Luxor to Tel Aviv.
Here we are getting on the charter plane  middle eastern style:  Take a bus from  the airline terminal to waiting plane  p...
Our charter aircraft is unmarked except for the small Jordanian flag. The “stewards” all carried guns.
END OF EQYPT TRIP BUT AS A RESULT OF OUR EXODUS WE HAD A FULL DAY IN JERUSALEM (So a few pictures of Jerusalem follow)
Temple mount and gold Dome of the Rock as seen from across the Kidron Valley.
Wailing wall
Bette and Walt in rain at the Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem .
Old Jerusalem
 
 
 
 
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Egypt 01 2011

  1. 1. “ FOOTSTEPS OF MOSES” EGYPT TOUR JANUARY 2011
  2. 2. From JFK New York we landed first at Cairo and transferred to a smaller jet to Aswan. The next day we took a prop-jet to El Simbel returning to Aswan in the afternoon. El Simbel
  3. 3. Waiting for taxi boats to cross the water to the hotel.
  4. 4. The Movenpick Hotel on Elephantine Island, Aswan.
  5. 5. Felucca boats on the Nile River at Aswan.
  6. 6. View of Felucca boats on Nile River from lounge at top of Movenpick Hotel, Aswan.
  7. 7. Typical of bulrushes (reeds) along Nile River, Aswan.
  8. 8. The unfinished obelisk, Aswan
  9. 9. Temple of Ramses II at El Simbel
  10. 10. Statues are 67 ft tall. With the higher water level of Lake Nasser, from the 2 nd Aswan Dam, the temple was dismantled and reassembled 200 ft higher with its original orientation to the sun.
  11. 11. Temple of Nefertari, wife of Ramses II, at El Simbel
  12. 13. Helmsman on Lake Nassar near Philae ruins.
  13. 15. Note the engine value stem used to secure the keel.
  14. 16. Boy paddled out to sing for money.
  15. 18. The boat directly above is similar to the river cruise boat we were on to Luxor.
  16. 19. Kom Ombo temple 30 miles north of Aswan.
  17. 20. Kom Ombo temple circa 230 BC
  18. 21. Carriages waiting to take us to the temple ruins at Edfu.
  19. 24. Downtown Edfu
  20. 27. Temple of Horus at Edfu Circa 200 BC
  21. 30. Demonstrators in Edfu.
  22. 32. Riot police ready in Edfu .
  23. 33. Following another cruise boat through the locks at Esna on the Nile River half way between Edfu and Luxor.
  24. 34. Locks at Esna on Nile River.
  25. 35. Soldiers “guarding” the locks at Esna.
  26. 36. Sunset on the Nile River
  27. 37. Decision was made to leave Egypt six days after arrival.
  28. 38. Our “exodus” route Luxor to Tel Aviv.
  29. 39. Here we are getting on the charter plane middle eastern style: Take a bus from the airline terminal to waiting plane parked far out on the tarmac.
  30. 40. Our charter aircraft is unmarked except for the small Jordanian flag. The “stewards” all carried guns.
  31. 41. END OF EQYPT TRIP BUT AS A RESULT OF OUR EXODUS WE HAD A FULL DAY IN JERUSALEM (So a few pictures of Jerusalem follow)
  32. 42. Temple mount and gold Dome of the Rock as seen from across the Kidron Valley.
  33. 43. Wailing wall
  34. 44. Bette and Walt in rain at the Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem .
  35. 45. Old Jerusalem
  36. 50. THE END

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