Diaries of Egypt – Day 2: Abu Simbel, the High Dam of Aswan, Unfinished Obelisk and Kon Ombo

We rise up at 2:15 am (yes, that’s not a typo) to travel three hours to Abu Simbel, an optional tour which costs me a petty USD140. It’s amazing how tours are cheaper and they just add on the costs via many of these optional tours. Anyway, despite the grogginess, I welcome the early rise. […]

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