Jude takes a Day Trip to Kom Ombo

  Jude was really excited to go to Kom Ombo. There is a new crocodile museum which is really good. A hieroglyphic of a woman giving birth and lots of images of medical instruments. You can also see the hidden room where maybe the priests hid and pretended to be the voice of the god. This is a double temple …

Flats in Luxor Group

Guaranteed Sunshine for your Christmas break

   Flats in Luxor Group If you are looking for sunshine, history, culture and friendly people there is no better place to come than Egypt. With direct flights to Luxor from EgyptAir and charter companies you could swap the cold, grey skies of winter, for sun, al fresco eating and lazying by the swimming pool with tombs, temples and Tutankhamen …

AirBNB Review

Flats in Luxor is listed on a number of sites but we love AirBNB the best. They care about hosts AND guests, their commission is reasonable and payment is guaranteed. We just had a great review from a recent guest from Canada Flats in Luxor Goubli apartments with pool & views – Condominiums for Rent in Gazirat Al Awameyah: Thank …

Jane the Egyptologist – podcast for kids

What is an Egyptologist? I was asked to give a talk to a cyber school in America which was great fun. I did a backup podcast in case the internet/electricity failed and I thought I would share it. The talk is based on the questions the kids(11-12 year olds) sent me in advance and I picked a few pictures to …

Jude goes sailing on the Nile in a felucca

All this site seeing Jude felt he need a rest and he went sailing on the Nile. He started at the Winter Palace hotel and sailed up to the bridge then they drifted on the current all the way to Karnak. It was very relaxing. He enjoyed a really nice meal and watched the sunset.

Jude goes to the oldest place near to Luxor

Today Jude went to the tomb of Ankhtifi the brave at Moalla. This is a very famous inscription where Ankhtifi boasts about his position, how brave he is and how much he helped the people. Nearly everyone that studies hieroglyphics has to translate this inscription. If you want to see what is said click the link year 3 glyphs 3 …

Thoth Temple at Medinet Habu

If you are looking for the small Thoth temple also called Qasr el-Aguz this is a satellite picture from Google earth showing its location

Jude goes to Karnak

It is the turn of Karnak for Jude, he is staggered how big it is 1.5km by 800m large enough for 10 cathedrals. There were things he saw from the Middle Kingdom 2000 BC to Roman Times. Poor Jude his feet hurt, he went to main temple of Amun 10 pylons obelisks courtyards holy of hollies festival hall botanical room …