and Route of the Nile Cruise along the Nile
on the Nile
Indulge yourself as you honeymoon on the Nile, and spoil yourself
like Cleopatra . . . at our expense. What could be more relaxing than
sailing along the Nile, watching silent feluccas glide by, and timeless
villages twinkling at twilight. Slip below to a soothing session with
a specialist skilled in the arts of relaxation and massage, before
the two of
you retire to your cabin.
Travel in Style is pleased to offer a complimentary 30-minute massage
to couples who honeymoon on the Nile. This offer is available on select
vessels; such as the Amarco , please
inquire when booking. Additional sessions 30-minute sessions are available
for $50 Per person
Nile cruise passengers:
come from all countries of the world, especially from Europe, but
also from Asia & North America , and naturally they’ll often
keep the company of their own language and culture.
Your patience and extra efforts to interact are sure to bear rewards.
In any case, most sailings have a few native English speakers, though
the numbers, of course, vary by season, and are not guaranteed.
Turns Egypt Upside Down!!
first bloodless religious revolution against the established church
in Ancient Egypt
And the seat of power that rested with the priests in Karnak
Turns Egypt Upside Down!! 1350 BC - Queen Nefertiti is reported to
have led her Egyptian subjects on a wild spree of idol-smashing, temple-destruction,
and forced migration, all part of a campaign of religious reformation.
now on, there will be only one Deity, and that Deity is Aten, the
Sun Disc," she has commanded.
sources in the Nile Valley report that all temples to gods other than
Aten have been closed, and that a hefty fine will be imposed on anyone
caught with an outlawed statuette.
are to be smashed immediately, and the shards turned over to the priests
capital of Egypt will now be at Tel El Amarna," reads a decree widely
circulated in cuneiform on clay tablets.
"All priests are to settle within one hour's journey of the new Temple
to Aten. All bidders on public works contracts will likewise have
their head offices within the same specified distance."
leaders in exile have disputed the motives behind the upheaval. "It's
just a ploy to concentrate power and wealth in her hands and those
of her husband, Ikhnaton," stated one defrocked priest.
"Everybody knows that Nefertiti has risen to her position on qualities
that have nothing to do with religion.
isn't called Incarnation of Beauty for nothing," he added, referring
to the literal meaning of her name. The source asked not to be identified,
fearing reprisals. Tel El Amarna, Nile Valley, 2004 - from Paul Glassman,
special correspondent "Wow," commented Joe Shiner, an agro-businesman
from Des Moines, as he toured the main temple at Tel El Amarna. "It's
one thing to hear that Nefertiti was a real beauty. But it's quite
another to visit in person and learn the real story." "Until I came
here, I didn't know that she was behind the idea of having only one
god-even before the Hebrews and Christians and followers of Mohammed.
now that I see her picture, I can understand why people followed her.
This is not what I expected . . . not at all!" Mr. Shiner gestured
as he spoke to a temple painting of a well-endowed Nefertiti in a
chariot, wearing only a see-through cloak and thong-style panties.
she was my queen, I'd follow her to the end of the . . . "
Mr. Shiner's comments were interrupted by the approach of his wife.
The facts presented are as accurate as can be ascertained from the
archeological record. Mr. Joe Shiner is a composite of the satisfied
clients of Travel in Style.
visited Rome in 46 BC, was received in triumph, and moved into
Caesar's villa even though Caesar was already married. Caesar's
imperial ambitions and his indiscreet extramarital affair with
Cleopatra turned powerful senators against him, and he was murdered
on the steps of the Senate in March of 44 BC.