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Away Travel Expert: David Swanson
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  • The graffiti adorning the temples of Philae—Coptic crosses, English and French names—shows the variety of tourists who have ventured up the Nile through the centuries.
  • Sound-and-light shows are held at many of Egypt's most important monuments. While the narration veers toward hokum, exploring Philae at night during its show is perhaps the most evocative way to spend an evening in Aswan.
Just behind the original Aswan dam, where Egypt segues gracefully into Nubia, lies Philae, renowned for the Temple of Isis and other lovely ruins. Long one of Egypt's most romantic attractions, the site has evolved over the years: The ruins were

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