Valley of Kings (and Queens) - Luxor

IMG 0040  --> Entrance to temple in Valley of the Queens. (Near Luxor, March 12) aswan.luxor.satt  --> After stopping at Idfu, we sailed on to Luxor (~140 mi from Aswan), where we stayed several nights. IMG 3542  --> Sadly, Roger broke a rib during the previous day's outing and had to stay behind on the Karim, taking some stiff pain meds. All was not lost: the chef prepared an excellent lunch, after which a nice drink was enjoyed in the lounge. IMG 0025  --> Large statue in the Valley. IMG 0027  --> Pick up and drop off. IMG 0032  --> The burilal tombs for the kings and queens were hidden for eons, buried in the mountains to the west of Luxor.
IMG 0033  --> The entrances to tombs were deep in the hill and mountain sides. IMG 0037  --> IMG 0028  --> It was quite a descent into the tombs. IMG 0030  --> IMG 0038  --> IMG 0031  -->
IMG 0048  --> IMG 0052  --> IMG 0051  --> IMG 0055  --> IMG 0056  --> Ornately decorated ceilings. IMG 0058  -->
IMG 0043  --> IMG 0047  --> IMG 0049  --> Colors still vibrant after centuries. IMG 0045  --> IMG 0050  --> IMG 0034  --> Visitors to the Valley enjoy lunch whicle on the tour of the Valley.
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