When the wake up call came through at 2.30am we were unbelievably awake. Not happy but awake never the less. We had to join a 3.30am convoy for the 300km trip to Abu Simbil. Everyone was on time so we grabbed our brekky boxes and boarded to head to the starting point. About 30 buses joined the convoy and the race was on. Well you would think so anyway. The convoy is meant to regulate the speed of vehicles but it really didn't make a difference. Buses were passing...
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The train trip ended up being bloody long. We were in with the Columbians which was fun but sleeping in a chair wasn't. We probably had about 4 hours sleep each but at least we had our sleeping bags. They had the air con set to Berlin so everyone was freezing but we were pretty toasty. We were so happy when the train arrived at 12pm and we piled off and boarded a bus. It took us to our hotel where we showered and relaxed. The view from our hotel in Aswan is beaut...