Breaking Radio Silence / Ægypt

I should be updating more often soon.  LSAT in 4 days.  Just booked a trip to Egypt with my Dad in January. We're gonna start out in Cairo; then take the train to Alexandria; then train down to Aswan; then cruise on the Nile to Luxor; then train back to Cairo.  Should be great.  Our more detailed itinerary is:

10 January: Arrive in Cairo.

11 January: Visit the Egyptian Museum; Lunch at Cairo Tower; Al-Azhar Mosque;  An-Nasir Mohammed Mosque; Islamic Citadel; The "Hanging  Church"; Ibn Tulun.

12 January: Visit the Pyramids at Giza and the Sphinx.

13 January: Visit Khan el-Khalili Bazaar; Pharaonic village; Coptic Museum; Abdeen Palace.

14 January:  Turbo Train from Cairo to Alexandria (2hrs10mins).  

15 January: Roman Catacombs (Kom-el-Shuqqafa); Pompey's Pillar; Roman Theater; Montaza Palace.

16 January: Alexandria National Museum; Graeco-Roman Museum; Greek Orthodox Church of Alexandria.

17 January: Scuba dive on Alexandria (?).

18 January:Turbo train to Cairo.  20:00 Deluxe sleeper train from Cairo to Aswan (brief stop at Luxor). 

19 January: Arrive Aswan 8:15.  Board Nile Cruise to Luxor.

12:00 p.m. - Embarkation 

2:30 p.m. - Visit the High Dam and the Philae Temple       

Overnight in Aswan

20 January: Cruise continues...

7:00 to 9:00 a.m. - Breakfast

Visit Abu Simbel 

After Sunset – Sound and light show at the Philae Temple

Overnight in Aswan

21 January: Cruise continues...

7:00 - Sail to Komombo

10:00 a.m. - Visit the twin temple of Komombo.

11:30 a.m. - Sail back to Aswan                         

3:00 p.m.    Visit to Botanical Garden by felucca.        

Overnight in Aswan

22 January: Cruise continues...

8:00 a.m. - Sail to Edfu 

6:00 p.m.   Visit the Temple of Edfu.       

Overnight in Edfu

23 January: Cruise continues...

5:00 a.m.   Sail to Luxor

3:00 p.m.  Visit Karnak temple and Luxor Museum 

Overnight in Luxor

24 January: Cruise continues...

6:30 a.m. Onwards.     

8:00 a.m. - Transfer to the West Bank, to explore the West Bank of ancient Thebes. Visit Valley of the Kings.

1:00 p.m. Sail for three hours in Luxor

4:00 p.m. - Visit the Temple of Dendarah.

Overnight in Luxor

25 January: Cruise continues...

8:00 a.m. - Visit the West Bank (Valley of the Noble’s tombs, Dier El Madina).

1:00 p.m.  Sail for three hours in Luxor                 

4:30 to 6:00 p.m. - Visit Luxor Temple                  

Overnight in Luxor

26 January: Cruise ends.  Explore Luxor.  Overnight train to Cairo.

27 January: Explore Cairo.

28 January: Flight to DC.

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