Calendar of Trip

October 2002

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12

Depart Toronto
British Airways 98
8:55 PM

13

Arrive London
9:00 AM

14

Waterloo Station
5:30 AM for trip
to Paris, France.
Return approx.

10:00 PM.
 

15

Around London.
London Eye
.

16

Kings Cross
Station 6:30 AM
for trip to
Edinburgh
Scotland
.
Return 10:00 PM

17

Heathrow
Airport 2:00 PM
for 5:00 flight to
Cairo, Egypt.

Arrive 10:55 PM
Egypt Time.

18

9:00 AM.
Touring Cairo

19

Cairo Airport
6:30 am
Flight to Luxor

10:00 arrive Luxor
Tour Karnak
Temple
Goto cruise ship.

Evening: Luxor
Temple and Karnak
Sound & Light Show

20

West Bank of
Nile:
Valley of the
Kings, Colosi of
Memnon
and
Temple of
Hatshepsut
.

Sail from Luxor
for Edfu via
Essna lock
.

21

Horse Drawn
carrage ride to
Edfu temple and
back to ship
.

Sail to
Kom Ombo.

Sail to Aswan.

22

Arrive in Aswan.
Tour Granite
Quary and see
unfinished
obelisk. Also
Temples
of Philae.

23

To Abu Simbel:
To airport at
5:30am back to
Aswan by
11:30 am.

See Aswan High Dam.

24

Traditional Felucca ride in the morning.

Cruise to Kom Ombo.
See Temple of  Sobek.

Sail on to Edfu for the night.

25

Crusing all day from Edfu to
Luxor
arriving
at approx 4:30
PM.

26

Fly from Luxor
to Cairo arriving before 11:00 AM.

Tour Giza
pyramids and
sphinx, Memphis
and stepped
pyramid of Zoser 1
at Sakkara.

Check into Hotel.

27

Special extra
trip to Alexandria.

Leave at 8:00 am.
Return by 5:30 pm.

28

To Airport
6:00 am.
Arrive 6:30.

No Plane

To Hotel
7:30am.

29

To Airport
again at 6:00.

Egypt Air
777 leaves for
London at
9:30 am. Lands at 1:15pm London
time.
British Airways 99
leaves 3:05 pm.
Arrives Toronto
6:05 pm EST.

Home by 8:00 pm.

Times on above calendar:

At the start of the trip the United Kingdom (England and Scotland) was 4 hours earlier than Eastern Daylight Time. France was 5 hours earlier. Egypt was 6 hours from EDT. For the last few days of the trip, with our change to Eastern Standard Time on Oct 27th, the UK was 5 hours earlier, France 6 hours and Egypt was 7 hours earlier.

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Created November 19th, 2002.
Final Editing December 10th, 2002.