Luxor was so amazing that we changed our plans to stay another day, and head out to Hurghada that night. We visited three more temples, which are considered the “minor sites” compared to the temples of Luxor and Karnak and the Valley of the Kings and Queens.
Miyuki at the temple of Medinat Habu
Zack and Miyuki strike a pose
Miyuki and the heiroglyphics
Zack Davisson – Tomb Raider
Shame on you C.H. Harrison, Chicago, USA 1888!
You really aren’t supposed to climb on the pillars, but…
This is from the Ramesseum. This broken statue is said to be the one that inspired Shelley’s poem “Ozymandias.”
Two vast and trunkless legs of stone…
My foot and Ramses II’s foot
A battle scene from the walls
The last temple we saw, the Temple of Seti I, was the least impressive
And with the world’s most annoying tour guide. His idea of explaining things was by making us pose like the pictures on the wall. “You! Japanese! You Nefratiti! You, American! You Ramses II! Understand? OK! Next!”