STUNNING RIVERSIDE SIGHTS-MAGICAL SCENERY ALONG THE NILE, RHINE, SEINE, DOURO AND SAINT LAWRENCE

Felucca on the Nile, Aswan, Egypt

Felucca on the Nile, Aswan, Egypt

Chateau Frontenac, Quebec, on the Saint Lawrence seaway

Chateau Frontenac, Quebec, on the Saint Lawrence seaway

Chateaux line the valleys of the Seine

Chateaux line the valleys of the Seine

The unique 'wedding of the waters' at Tapajo, Brazil

The unique ‘wedding of the waters’ at Tapajo, Brazil

Local life along the winding Amazon

Local life along the winding Amazon

Porto's hilltop location is absolutely stunning.

Porto’s hilltop location is absolutely stunning.

Santa Maria Do Borbo, typical ancient Portuguese architecture.

Santa Maria Do Borbo, typical ancient Portuguese architecture.

The Tower of London on the Thames

The Tower of London on the Thames

The approach to Karnak is epic

The approach to Karnak is epic

The Nile is eternal

The Nile is eternal

Close up of one of those amazing, ageless statues

Close up of one of those amazing, ageless statues

Cologne's world famous icon; the monolithic, twin spired Dom cathdral

Cologne’s world famous icon; the monolithic, twin spired Dom cathdral

One of the amazing confections that lines the old Graslei harbour

One of the amazing confections that lines the old Graslei harbour

Canal side scenes like this one typify Ghent's old world appeal

Canal side scenes like this one typify Ghent’s old world appeal

This is Arnhem's pretty little cinema, set on the town square

This is Arnhem’s pretty little cinema, set on the town square

The reconstructed 'Bridge Too Far' is an exact replica

The reconstructed ‘Bridge Too Far’ is an exact replica

Not sure which surprised me more- beaches or sunbathing horses!

Not sure which surprised me more- beaches or sunbathing horses!

Hoorn waterfront

Hoorn waterfront

Row upon row of serried plane trees

Row upon row of serried plane trees

Amazing vistas stretch in all directions on the Nile

Amazing vistas stretch in all directions on the Nile

Sunset on the Nile at Kom Ombo

Sunset on the Nile at Kom Ombo

Sunsets were tender, mellow feasts

Sunsets were tender, mellow feasts

Another shot from further out

Another shot from further out

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