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Sunset sail on the Nile  

Sunset sail on the Nile

Jewel of the Nile

April 15th 2012
As the sleeper train pulled into the busy Cairo station, I had flashbacks of the filthy overnight trains in Vietnam. We were all pleasantly surprised once inboard, when Jess and I were shown to our private two bed cabin, complete with a dining table, sink and lamps. This was certainly a step up from trains in Asia and everyone in the group was running from room to room excited about how "luxuriou ... 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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