Blog - Minya Cruise - Sail the Nile

Blog – Minya Cruise

Bedew your body with that which is innermost in the Sea of Truth

Bedew your body with that which is innermost in the Sea of Truth

Alcohol in the workplace? In ancient Egypt? Incredible! …Or is it?
Drama on the Nile

Drama on the Nile

Our gaze falls on a nymph encased in a glass coffin, secluded from view in a grotto. This is the resting-place of Isadora ...
The Place of the Dead – Zawjet el-Meitin (Saujet el-Meitin, زاوية الميتين)

The Place of the Dead – Zawjet el-Meitin (Saujet el-Meitin, زاوية الميتين)

This fascinating “place of the dead” is necropolis and also a cradle of life and vitality.
El-Minia – Hollywood at the Nile

El-Minia – Hollywood at the Nile

El Minya is an El Dorado for archaeologists and archaeology fans, just a short distance from some of Egypt’s most stunning highlights
Unknown Egypt – The Rock Tombs of Meir

Unknown Egypt – The Rock Tombs of Meir

The Rock Tombs of Meir are among the hidden highlights of Central Egypt, with their naturalistic portrayals of daily life. But groups of international visitors rarely stray to this necropolis ...
The private tombs on the West Bank of (Luxor) – Time capsules that reveal the past

The private tombs on the West Bank of (Luxor) – Time capsules that reveal the past

Even after more than 3000 years, the frescos in the tombs of the high-ranking Egyptians still glow as colorfully as ever. However, in contrast to the paintings in the far better-known tombs of the Valley of the Kings, these depict not only scenes from the afterlife, but also – and, indeed, principally – daily life in this world.
Fairytale Setting Straight Out Of The Arabian Nights

Fairytale Setting Straight Out Of The Arabian Nights

Middle Egypt offers a fairytale setting straight out of the Arabian Nights, with spectacular temples and tombs from the era of the Pharaohs and stunning monasteries and churches from the earliest days of Christianity.
Exploring Egypt’s Secrets – In Style

Exploring Egypt’s Secrets – In Style

Aboard our elegant dahabiya ABUNDANCE, we leave the beaten track and crowds of tourists behind and strike out from Luxor to El Minya in Middle Egypt, following the footsteps of earlier explorers and adventurers.