In the 1960s the dramatic, ancient Pharaonic temple Abu Simbel was threatened by the rising waters blocked by the new Aswan High Dam. First Lady Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy provided crucial support for the mammoth rescue project. Without her help, Abu Simbel might have been lost. Times change, leaders come and go, but some acts of support and generosity are remembered through the decades. First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy loved Egypt, and Egypt still loves her. Click here to read more about the rescue of Abu Simbel.
Ultimate Luxury On The Nile
Nile Goddess VIEW FROM SUN DECK
Imagine cruising the fabled Nile in ultimate luxury. Cruise Egypt’s timeless Nile in luxury on board the best boats on the Nile.
Ultra Deluxe Nile Cruises & Luxury Dahabiya Yachts
An all-suite cruise ship, the four-deck Sonesta Star Goddess sails on 3-, 4- and 7-night cruises between Aswan and Luxor. The ship features 33 suites each with a private terrace and plasma TV with DVD, satellite and in-room movies, wireless Internet,...
Now you can live the luxury, amenities and style of days gone by aboard the steamship Misr. His Majesty King Farouk's Steamship Misr (Egypt) is no re-creation of the grand era but the real thing. It offers 16 state room and 8 suites.
The Zarafa (Giraffe) Deluxe Dahabiya Nile Cruise has eight cabins & one suite. It was previously owned by His Majesty Sultan H. Kamel, the first Sultan of Egypt after Egypt's independence from the Ottoman Empire after WWI.
Rihana Dahabiya is available for private charter and private Nile Cruises. There are ten cabins – all outside cabins that are equipped with their own private facilities. Includes a luxury lounge,dining room, and a comfortable sun deck.
"Armonia - Sail the Nile river in harmony". As the name suggests, our aim is to offer a harmonious, unforgettable and ultra deluxe Nile Cruise experience designed to offer a peaceful, personalized and private cruise on the Nile river.
The Amarco provides the ultimate luxury in Nile cruising. Every fully air-conditioned state-room has a minibar, TV and video system, telephone, safe deposit box, and private bath with hair dryer and luxury amenities.
Ultra Luxury on the Nile for all of our newlyweds on their honeymoon. Includes a free upgrade to a Suite (subject to availability), a souvenir photo album for your cruise photos, one private candlelit welcome dinner in your stateroom, and more!
Dear Grand Flying Carpet Magician (AKA Omar the magnificent)….
We are at home and all settled. It took a few days, but we are back on sleep schedule etc. All the many items we got in Egypt came through very, very well – not one piece was broken nor chipped. We have some very beautiful bowls, plates, other ceramics, and textiles to remind us of our wonderful second trip to Egypt and amazing Petra.
If you go to the international Newsweek of March 1, 2010, in the article beginning on page 51 (“Dancing the Trip Away”), then turn to page 52, middle column and right column, you will see what I read while in Cairo -- what a delightful surprise:
For those eager to learn the ancient art of belly dancing, there are a number of options… And in Morocco, TravelinStyle.com offers a nine-day belly-dancing tour, where guests stay at the plush Sofitel Essaouira Medina & Spa and take daily two-hour lessons as well as sightseeing excursions in Marrakech ($5,86) travelinstyle.com.
You are known world-wide – of course !!!
I know I have the belly for the dance lessons but not the flexibility to do the moves.
Hope all is well for/with you and yours.
Your very appreciative traveler…