AFLOAT ON THE NILE- CRUISING EGYPT’S FABLED WATERWAY

Sunset on the ancient, timeless Nile

Sunset on the ancient, timeless Nile

Under way for Edfu after leaving Luxor

Under way for Edfu after leaving Luxor

Scenery little changed in five millennia

Scenery little changed in five millennia

Landscapes of limestone bordering the Sahara

Landscapes of limestone bordering the Sahara

Greenery against a stone and sky backdrop

Greenery against a stone and sky backdrop

Spring sunset, just as it always has here

Spring sunset, just as it always has here

Approaching Esna in the twilight

Approaching Esna in the twilight

Minarets glimmering in the twilight

Minarets glimmering in the twilight

Mosques peeped out from among the palms

Mosques peeped out from among the palms

Passing another riverboat  on the way

Passing another riverboat on the way

Gliding past reed bushes and small inlets

Gliding past reed bushes and small inlets

Local life, so up close and personal

Local life, so up close and personal

Little settlements sprang up along our route

Little settlements sprang up along our route

Boat and river bank; a perfect symbiosis

Boat and river bank; a perfect symbiosis

Amazing vistas stretch in all directions

Amazing vistas stretch in all directions

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