Suez Canal May 1st 2014 27thApril Suez Canal
Transiting the Suez Canal was the link to the Round the World trip – having been through the Panama Canal (seems like an age ago) this was another man made link that took us from the Red Sea into the Mediterranean.
Opened in November 1869 after 10 years of construction work, the northern terminus is Port Said and the southern terminus is Port Tawfi ... read more
Africa » Egypt » Mediterranean » Port Said 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