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To carve it, transport it and then stand it up. Then people come and steal them. Poms, Italians etc
Luxor to Aswan - The 'Real' Nile

December 7th 2009
Sorry. No photos this time. I just can't read sufficient Arabic to work out how to convince this computer to upload the upload program We are on the real Nile now. Away from Cairo where the river is spectacular but seems to serve as a rubbish disposal mechanism we get see the Nile as the powerful and important river that its size and length justifies. We hadn't seen a great deal of it until Luxo ... read more
Africa » Egypt » Upper Egypt » Aswan

Egyptian Flag The regularity and richness of the annual Nile River flood, coupled with semi-isolation provided by deserts to the east and west, allowed for the development of one of the world's great civilizations. A unified kingdom arose circa 3200 B.C. and a ser... ... read more
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