A view of the Luxor harbour, on the other side of the river bank are the mountains of the Valley of the Kings

A view of the Luxor harbour, on the other side of the river bank are the mountains of the Valley of the Kings

It was very quiet Evening in Luxor and it was mainly due to the fact that less visitors were coming to this city due to the fragile security situation of Egypt

It was very quiet Evening in Luxor and it was mainly due to the fact that less visitors were coming to this city due to the fragile security situation of Egypt

Sun going down on the Nile,  I had arranged a boat trip with a guy whom I met earlier

Sun going down on the Nile, I had arranged a boat trip with a guy whom I met earlier

A restaurant beside the Luxor harbour of the Nile

A restaurant beside the Luxor harbour of the Nile

This young boy was untying the rope of the wooden sail boat which was to bring me to the open waters of the Nile

This young boy was untying the rope of the wooden sail boat which was to bring me to the open waters of the Nile

A boat named

A boat named "Molly" at the harbour

There was a very little activity on the harbour - here a small group of the tourists taking can be seen taking a boat trip

There was a very little activity on the harbour - here a small group of the tourists taking can be seen taking a boat trip

The young boy had come down on the boat and he was pushing the boat away into the open water

The young boy had come down on the boat and he was pushing the boat away into the open water

A great white egret has turned his back on fishing or maybe he is planning his next move

A great white egret has turned his back on fishing or maybe he is planning his next move

There was no wind on that evening so the services of this captain were hired to pull the sail boat into the open waters

There was no wind on that evening so the services of this captain were hired to pull the sail boat into the open waters

Sail boat being towed by the barge

Sail boat being towed by the barge

Zaighum Abbas Ranjha - The River Nile, Luxor

Zaighum Abbas Ranjha - The River Nile, Luxor

Boats at the River Nile - I was told by the guide that the Nile trip was very popular among the tourists but now his livelihood was at risk

Boats at the River Nile - I was told by the guide that the Nile trip was very popular among the tourists but now his livelihood was at risk

Calm waters of the Nile - this river is 6853km in length and this mighty river begins it's journey from the Lake Victoria bordering Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda

Calm waters of the Nile - this river is 6853km in length and this mighty river begins it's journey from the Lake Victoria bordering Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda

A decorative boat on the Nile - the two main rivers called the White Nile and the Blue Nile join in Sudan to form this great river

A decorative boat on the Nile - the two main rivers called the White Nile and the Blue Nile join in Sudan to form this great river

A guy seen on the other side of the bank of the Nile with his horse

A guy seen on the other side of the bank of the Nile with his horse

A donkey grazing beside the Nile - a water pump is installed on the river to use it's precious water for irrigation purposes

A donkey grazing beside the Nile - a water pump is installed on the river to use it's precious water for irrigation purposes

These traditional wooden boats with long sale are called felucca and they can have one or two lateen sails

These traditional wooden boats with long sale are called felucca and they can have one or two lateen sails

A felucca passing in front of a hotel building

A felucca passing in front of a hotel building

The captain of my boat is playing with a spider, who was hanging from the sail and he seemed to be enjoying his new hobby

The captain of my boat is playing with a spider, who was hanging from the sail and he seemed to be enjoying his new hobby

I was staying in this hotel and it offered wonderful views of the Nile from my room

I was staying in this hotel and it offered wonderful views of the Nile from my room