ASWAN, THE HIGH DAM, AND A FELUCCA RIDE ON THE NILE

The stone quarry at Aswan

The stone quarry at Aswan

The scale of the quarry is awesome

The scale of the quarry is awesome

This has existed for centuries

This has existed for centuries

The scale of the place is unbelievable

The scale of the place is unbelievable

Typical Egyptian graveyard

Typical Egyptian graveyard

Crossing the Old Dam at Aswan

Crossing the Old Dam at Aswan

Another shot of crossing the dam

Another shot of crossing the dam

On the High Dam, above Lake Nasser

On the High Dam, above Lake Nasser

Another view out over the  lake

Another view out over the lake

Sunset over the old part of Aswan

Sunset over the old part of Aswan

Feluucas on the banks of the Nile

Feluccas on the banks of the Nile

Out on a felucca on the Nile

Out on a felucca on the Nile

Felucca alongside the Royal Viking

Felucca alongside the Royal Viking

Aswan, seen from water level

Aswan, seen from water level

The Old Cataract Hotel at Aswan

The Old Cataract Hotel at Aswan

Circling famous Elephant Island

Circling famous Elephant Island

Close up vista of Elephant Island

Close up vista of Elephant Island

One of our fellow boatloads

One of our fellow boatloads

And here, ancient meets the modern

And here, ancient meets the modern

One last, lingering sunset on the Nile

One last, lingering sunset on the Nile

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