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Nile Cruises; Practical Observations On How To Pay Less For More

November 22nd 2015
The Nile flows from south to north but the wind blows from the north to the south. This curiosity is what allowed Egypt's rulers to tie their kingdom together as transport in either direction was always feasible. If you were coming from the south you could just go with the flow and if you were heading to the south all you needed to do was unfurl your sails. Somehow we missed this factoid in our tr ... read more
Africa » Egypt » Upper Egypt » Luxor

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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