Abu Simbel Temples are not just “ordinary” Egyptian temples.
When the Priests-Architects of Pharaoh designed the temple of Ramesses, beloved of Amun, they decided to celebrate both the Sun-God, Amun, and their King-God, Ramesses II.
They created a 3-rooms speos, a temple carved in a mountain. The first room is guarded by 6 columns-statues of . . . → Read More: The last Egyptian templeThe last Egyptian temple
As almost everybody in Egypt, we watched the news live on tv.
Tired of received the news either with a two-days delay or from Europe by phone, I finally decided to settle a satellite dish on the roof of the hotel (which didn’t have any television). Those last days, I was watching Al-Jazeera or BBC . . . → Read More: Misr ! Misr ! Misr !Misr ! Misr ! Misr !
Ok, this could have been an image, but it has to be taken quite literally. Today, we planted around 200 tulip bulbs, and 200 other flower seeds.
I wanted to make something of this irrigation ditch since the first time I saw water running in it. It then looks like a little river, the music . . . → Read More: Planting the seeds for the future…Planting the seeds for the future…
Cairo is burning, and Abu Simbel has never been more out of time than today…
Since 4 days, Egypt faces unprecedented revolts. Having no tv in the hotel, news are scarce… rumours of hotels burning in Cairo, of a Children Hospital also burnt down, of a policeman dismembered in Suez as revenge because he killed . . . → Read More: Meanwhile, in Abu Simbel…Meanwhile, in Abu Simbel…
My name is Michel Mosser, I’m Belgian, 33 years old, and I’m the manager of the Eskaleh Ecolodge.
When I planned the new website of the Eskaleh, I had a pretty clear imagine of what I wanted. Online booking (coming soon), explainations on the Nubian culture, pictures gallery… but a blog wasn’t part of this . . . → Read More: A blog, really ?A blog, really ?