Of course Egypt is atonishingly beautiful and the culture it promoted 3000 years ago is staggering. Last night we were entertained by a belly dancer. I marvelled at her firm flesh and flexible middle though I wondered at her excessive make up. I watched her fascinatedly for 25 minutes. This morning at breakfast our worldy wise shipmates told us she was a lady boy.
At Karnak D pointed out the sleeping dogs. There were 4 of them, totally realxed at key points on various parts of the temple. They woke up politely if tourist offered them food.