Elephantine Island

First, we had to get there. The journey was by feluca.
jetty - click to enlarge Mohammed & Basem - click to enlarge captain - click to enlarge
Boarding from the Old Cataract Mohammed & Bassem, Ali, Maryanne Captain at the tiller.
singing - click to enlarge sailing - click to enlarge sailing - click to enlarge
yie-yie yippy yippy - click to enlarge Village - click to enlarge Elephantine Island - click to enlarge
These boys paddled out using these bits of wood to sing for the tourists - in the hope of some money. Nubian village, Elephantine Island From Elephantine Island looking at cataract.
After landing, we slogged through the sand while bargling over trinkets.
To get to the village we travelled by camel.
Camels - click to enlarge Seated - click to enlarge Travelling - click to enlarge
At the top of the hill our camels awaited. Note the tassles. Ready to go On our way.

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