Read and rate Travel Journal Entries for Qena, Egypt

Feb 25, 2009 - Dendera Temple

11 February 2009 Denderah Sail to Luxor In the morning we disembarked to visit the Temple of Dendera (spelled so many different ways) built by the Romans and Greeks and dedicated to Hathor—the cow goddess of maternal and family love. We are amazed at the heavy security of men with machine guns patrolling along the dock area; Inas explained that there was a lot of security because Quena is not a usual stop for tourists. It is a clean city and things seem slower paced; horses and carriages clopping along instead of cars rushing about. The two...

Jump to full entry

Trip Journal

Our Egypt Adventure