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1. Elephantine

2. Temple of Khnum

3. Runis of Yebu

4. Nilometers

5. Temples of Satet

6. Aswan Museum

7. Nubian villages

8. Tombs of the Nobles

9. Felucca trip

10. Kitchener's Island

11. Aga Khan Mausoleuem

12. Monastery of St. Simeon

13. Unfinished obelisk

14. Fatimid cemetery

15. Nubia Museum

16. Aswan High Dam

17. City scenes


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Elephantine. Nubian villages

Aswan, Egypt

Aswan, Egypt

Aswan, Egypt

The Nubian villages of Elephantine, Siou and Koti, are since long on the tourist itinerary. Being a quick boat ride from Aswan centre, being small rural communities in the middle of the river with colourful houses, this makes sense. There are a couple of cafes here, and a few local women make henna tattoos (which wash off in 2 weeks).
Aswan, Egypt

By Tore Kjeilen