Felucca trip from hell - day 3
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It is very early morning and I wake up - it is actually a bit chilly this morning before sunrise - so I decide to actually use the sleeping back today. And go back to sleep for another couple of hours. Then it is sunrise and I wake up without much hope of going back to sleep. From where we are we can actually see the first temple of the day just a little bit further down the
Well we eat the breakfast - as you tend to do in the morning. And then gets ready for a quick sail across the
Then we get to explore the old temple - it is really nice. It got a Nile-O-Meter used to measure how intense the seasonal flooding of the
Then from this temple it was of to another temple - this journey I thought would have been on a felucca - but no. It ended up being in a minibus. What a disappointment.
Then of seeing the next temple also interesting. Then back in the minibus to drive the rest of the way to Luxor. The 3 day felucca trip turned out to be only 5 hours of sailing and the rest of the time spend at the shore or doing stupid circles on the river. Sailing in a felucca is actually really nice but 5 hour just weren't enough for 3 days.
In the evening I got on a train to go back for a day and a half in Cairo.