Why did Agatha Christie wrote Death on the Nile?

Why did Agatha Christie wrote Death on the Nile?

She later got married to Max Mallowan after her first marriage failed. Max was an archaeologist and, therefore, spent a lot of time traveling. One of these travels led the couple to Egypt, hence, inspiring Christie to write Death on the Nile.

What is Aswan?

Aswan is the ancient city of Swenett, later known as Syene, which in antiquity was the frontier town of Ancient Egypt facing the south. The ancient name of the city also is said to be derived from the Egyptian symbol for “trade”, or “market”.

Where is Aswan Old Cataract Hotel?

Step into the legendary site where King Fouad once entertained and Agatha Christie sipped cocktails: the 5-star Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan Hotel. In the Nubian Desert on the banks of the Nile, opposite Elephantine Island, the majestic hotel sits on a pink granite cliff overlooking the world’s longest river.

Does Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan offer an airport shuttle?

Yes, Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details. Learn more. Are any cleaning services offered at Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan?

Which Sofitel Legend Hotel is in Aswan?

This exclusive 5-star Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan is set 1.8 miles from Mausoleum of Aga Khan and 1 mile from Elephantine Island. The original-style hotel has views of the cliff and features free Wi Fi in the rooms. This hotel is set within easy reach of the Nubian International Museum of Nubia and in the center of Aswan.

What to do at Sofitel Legend Old Cataract?

If you can tear yourself away from the beauty of the magnificent Sofitel Legend Old Cataract Aswan, a world of fascination awaits you. Elephantine Island and the Aswan Museum are at your feet. The rock Tombs of Amarna, where ancient Egyptian nobles are buried, are close to the hotel.