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Felucca ride in Aswan

Boat on Nile, Felucca ride on the Nile

As you travel towards the upper reaches of the Egyptian Nile, nearing to Aswan, you begin to see feluccas floating down stream.

The dams at Aswan

View from High Dam at Aswan

One of the distinguishing features about the Nile is that it flows from the south to the north. The other is that it has an indeterminable source.

Colossi of Memnon, Luxor

Colossi of Memnon, Luxor, Egypt

With no sign of the mortuary temple now and no buildings nearby, they look rather like a pair of ancient rulers sitting, and watching, silently over their kingdom.