Nubia, the area of the Nile upstream from (south of) the First Cataract (at Aswan). It was all flooded when the Aswan High Dam was built in 1960-64. Most of the people were moved to Edfu, while Abu Simbel and other ancient temples were moved to higher elevations.
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Rameses II's temples for himself and his queen, Nefertari
Inside Rameses' temple, where photos are not allowed
The Sound & Light Show
Nefertari's temple: Alternating colossal statues of Rameses and Nefertari.
during the Sound & Light
Early the next morning we flew to Cairo
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