Wednesday, April 06, 2016

Edfu and Kom Ombo Temples

On the Nile south of Luxor, you can visit the Edfu Temple to Horus and the Kom Ombu Temple to Sobek (and the crocodile museum there). Both add to the experience of walking through history, and were so very detailed even now.
Edfu Temple
Hey, this is in draft right now because I'm just trying to clear out the backlog. photos are up, along wiht some notes, but no guarantees where the links go.
#edfu-temple
There's a story about Edfu, with horus stabbing hippo Seth.






This temple gets Wi-Fi

#VR-edfu
Egypt VR has an awesome 3D experience of the Temple of Horus at Edfu:


On the cuise ship, we learned that the nubian language was used in 1973 as code talkers against Israel


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#komombu-temple
Komombu:
Komombo Temple & Crocodile Museum


Cobra!

Do not feed the crocodile hamburgers!
Croc pit. Don't fall in.
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Sobek, the Crocodile god

Since it was getting dark, I didn't get a whole lot of great pictures, but Egypt VR put out these three incredible 360 experiences of Kom Ombo:

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and

And then onward to the last stop on our Nile cruise: the Aswan dam.

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