Tagged: abu simbel

Eskaleh, Abu Simbel

The TripAdvisor Experiment

There have been a spate of posts in the blogosphere lately arguing that guidebooks are an unnecessary encumbrance to the hostel dorm and group tour...

Temple of Hathor

The Friday Photo: Abu Simbel by Night

The four colossi below depict Ramses II, a talented and courageous soldier, devoted husband and full-blown egomaniac who was Egypt’s longest-reigning pharaoh. 70 feet tall...