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"The Lock of Esna" Egypt Things to Do Tip by Jannick_L.

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The lock of Esna is quite impressive to see. It's fantastic how those big cruise boat manage to get through such a narrow lock. The lock is closed
during the whole of June and the first two weeks of December. Then the itinerary of most cruises changes and some parts of the cruise with be done by buss instead of by boat.
Sometimes you can wait for hours to get by that lock but were lucky because our boat left Luxor quite early to be before the other ones.

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  • Written Dec 22, 2004
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