Step Into History At The Winter Palace In Luxor

At the height of the golden age of travel in Egypt, Cairo had The Mena House and Shepheard’s Hotel, Aswan had The Old Cataract and Luxor had The Winter Palace. Opened in January of 1907, the inauguration of the hotel was marked by a picnic in the Valley of The Kings, followed by dinner back …

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Exploring Edfu Temple

Almost completely buried in the desert sands when French Egyptologist Auguste Mariette stumbled across the site in 1860, the temple at Edfu had been completely consumed by the village. The roof of the sanctuary area was covered in mud-brick houses, exposed parts of the temple were filled with stables and storehouses, and the inner chambers … Continue reading Exploring Edfu Temple