"From Luxor to Aswan via Isna" Top 5 Page for this destination Isna by Kuznetsov_Sergey
Isna Travel Guide: 59 reviews and 238 photos
You may see my 5 min VIDEO clip Dawn over the Nile near Isna with Xenia Akeynikova "Dawn Over Moscow" music.
You may see my VIDEO passing by Isna with Rakhmaninov music from my personal YouTube channel. After opening the VIDEO please press the right bottom button on the screen for expansion of the image in the whole screen.
Another way of showing pics for the tip by means of my SLIDE SHOW Sunrise over the Nile on my personal WebShot page.
Isna (or Esna) is a town 55 kilometers South of Luxor and 160 kilometers north of Aswan where stands a lock. Unfortunately it provokes major boat traffic jams.
The thing goes like this: cruise ships have to wait for many hours for their turn in the river lock, so they stop frequently.
As an excursion to Isna is not stipulated by the program of the cruise I have tried to study this city by means of Internet, having been already at home.
Isna is known for the Ptolemic temple of Khnum, the god with the Ram's head. The town's Greek name was Latopolis.
My other Egyptian pages out of the April,2007 Trip:
3) Bur Safajah,
5) Al Karnak,
6) Necropolis of Thebes,
9) Esna (Isna),
10) Edfu (Idfu),
11) Temple of Horus in Edfu,
12) Kom Ombo,
13) Abu Simbel,
16) Pyramids of Giza,
We passed through the lock at Isna in the early morning before the sunrise. Our boat had to go through a narrow and... more travel advice
We saw many Egyptian ferrymen during our cruise. Traditionally river crossings have been the domain of several ferry... more travel advice
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