Images of Luxor

A Pharaonic playground of the highest order, Luxor is a tale of two shores severed by the sinuous curves of the Nile. Bite into a slice of provincial Egypt among the east bank’s frenetic sprawl of souqs before chewing your way through the ostentatious magnitude of Luxor and Karnak temple complexes. On the west bank the languid haze of adobe huts, donkeys and jagged desert cliffs is lorded over by the world’s greatest open air museum. You’ll walk among a roll-call of schoolbook-famous kings and queens as you explore this vast necropolis of tombs and temples.

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