the best of Egypt : a good look at Cairo and a one week Yacht Felucca
cruise along the Nile and even include the Abu Simbel Ramses temples
in Nubia , locally escorted.
Tour Starts Weekly in Cairo . The
cruise boarding is in either Luxor or Aswan. Compare
with the 13 day version with Alexandria .
Add a beach resort stay at Sharm El Sheikh .
Compare with the 11-day
Great Arabian Adventure version :
A 20- Day True
Near East Fantasy Tour of :
Egypt , Jordan and Syria.
and Honeymoon in Egypt on
a Nile Cruise or in Sharm El Sheikh Red Sea Resort
Queen for whom the sun shines : Private Tour of Queen
We rise very early in the morning to be able to secure entry to
the recently restored tomb of her Majesty Queen Nefertari, wife
of the mighty Pharaoh Ramses the Great , limited to the first 100
Long before Cleopatra humbled the ruler of Rome, an Egyptian queen
held power over the heart and soul of Ramses, Egypt's greatest pharaoh.
In the 12th century BC, a brokenhearted Ramses built a grand funerary
tomb for Queen Nefertari, "the Beautiful one," in the Valley of
the Queens. It's been exquisitely restored with the aid of an American
endowment, and is among the rarest sights in all Egypt: the only
great tomb ever built by a pharaoh for his late queen. Artistically,
it is the closest thing you could ever come to see the original
Ancient Egyptian art in all of its glory and finesse.
Because of its fragile nature, only a limited number of visitors
are allowed entry each day. We are the only company to include a
visit to Nefertari's tomb in our daily program. Because of the limited
access we must rise early for our visit, appropriate as Ramses named
Nefertari "the one for whom the sun shines."
, cruises, may not always operate on time, and are subject to last
minute changes , delays, and/or cancellation, if you are ready to
enjoy travelling to the Middle East / Near East , North Africa , then
you should be ready for such possibilities
others say about our service
Jordan , Turkey and Egypt Tour
From: K.L. Vinci [mailto:k.L.lvinci@......l.com]
Sent: Friday, November 14 / 01:38 PM
Subject: Re: Vinci - How was your trip with us - Oct
actually read your lovely note while in Petra, but was scooting out
the door with no time to reply. (Which sums up the whirlwind of our
two week holiday) :-) And then I flew home with the headcold that
wouldn't end, so it's taken a bit longer to catch up than I expected.
an incredible trip it was! It all went by in such a blur. Though I
think some of that was due to many nights of little sleep :-) I think
next time I'm going to remember that trying to see 2 months worth
of sites in 2 weeks isn't a wise idea.
fallen in love with Istanbul, and the Arena Hotel. The dining staff
in the hotel restaurant were one of the fondest memories if that city.
left us with a feeling of awe. So much history, so much to see, such
friendly people we met. Sakkara Travel was above and beyond expectations.
All of the service was wonderful, as were all of our reps, drivers
and guides. Our Reps in Cairo and Aswan (Ahmed and Wahleed) were beyond
fabulous, and we're specially going to miss them and our guide Maha
and driver Mohammed as well. The whole crew just seamlessly sailed
us thru everything, so we never needed to have a moments worry or
problem. I wish my life was that carefree at home!
was such a change from Egypt, and our driver there, Nahzee (never
got the right spelling), really made our stay there perfect. He was
a real delight. We had a little confusion with our guide in Petra,
since I wasn't aware he was only there for 3 hours and just wasn't
ready for lunch at 10:30, but he ended up waiting for us to come back
down from the rest of the hike thru Petra anyway, and we found him
again in the restaurant eventually. So it all worked out in the end.
we're back home and sorting thru our 4200+ photos now. That should
keep us busy for the next year or two. :-)
you for all your effort to ensure our trip was one we'd always remember.
This was certainly the trip of a lifetime, and to add extra sweetness,
all of our friends and family are jealous of the great time we had.
We couldn't have done it without you!
Ride - Cairo and Giza . Egypt . Photo credit: Len Vinci
Gerwin, Ph.D., is Director of the Center for Anthroposophy, including
Chair of its Waldorf High School Teacher Education Program, and Co-Director
of the Research Institute for Waldorf Education. Himself a Waldorf
graduate, Dr. Gerwin has taught for 30 years at university and high
school levels in subjects including biology and history. He is editor
of four books related to Waldorf education –– For the
Love of Literature: A Celebration of Language and Imagination; Genesis
of a Waldorf High School; The Andover Proceedings: Tapping the Wellsprings
of Health in Adolescence; And Who Shall Teach the Teachers: The Christ
Impulse in Waldorf Education –– as well as author of various
articles on adolescence and the Waldorf curriculum. Most recently
he co-authored Survey of Waldorf Graduates, the first comprehensive
look at how North American Waldorf graduates fare in college and beyond.
With his wife Connie, Dr. Gerwin traveled to Egypt in November 2009
as part of a sabbatical project to study the mythological background
of embryology and the earliest origins of human sexuality. He offered
the following comments on his trip, which was organized by Travel
in Style .com
have to say that it was everything that you had promised and more.
Absolutely everyone we met or had any contact with were kind, polite
and down right friendly! "
How are you? It is with great pleasure that we reminisce our Egyptian
trip. How can one not, with your courteous service and impeccable
planning? We tell our family/friends that if they ever want to travel
anywhere in the world they must do it with "Travel in Style."
They ask for the reasons. We say, "You have to experience the
personal attention, thorough knowledge of the guides and prompt service
to know why you excel in travel planning.
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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 .
Nefertiti conducts the religious ceremony at the temple wearing only
a see-through cloak
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.
In Egypt a temple painting of a well-endowed Nefertiti in a chariot,
wearing only a see-through cloak and thong-style panties, may explain
why it was easy for Egyptian to follow her to the end of the Earth.
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.