In the morning, the boat that had been blocking our view had moved on, and from the window of our cabin we could see across to the west side of the Nile. We were told that the east side is the living side, and the west is for the dead, and indeed what we saw over there was a hill of tombs. We learned that nobles from the Middle Kingdom are buried there and that inside they are decorated colourfully. We boarded a smaller boat for the trip to a
We were back to the Nile Goddess in time for lunch, then relaxed while we sailed
We made it an early evening, since we will be up at 5 tomorrow.