The 2000 year old ancient Egyptian temple is dedicated to the hawk-headed god Horus. Two
huge stone statues of Horus guard the 116ft high entrance.
The bus took us from our Nile cruiser through the small town of Edfu,
about half way between Awan and Luxor. This was an interesting opportunity
to get closer to 'real' Egyptian life than we had been before. As we travelled throigh Edfu on the
bus we could see groups of men in cafes, sucking on their shisha pipes,
and women hanging out washing in impossibly small places on apartment