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Ethiopia and the White Nile coursing from majestic Lake Victoria; to Thebes with its Valley of the Kings Valley of the ueens and Luxor Temple; the fertile Delta; Giza home of the Great Pyramid the sole surviving Wonder of the Ancient World; and finally to the pulsating capital city of Cairo where the Arab Spring erupted on the bridges over the Nile Along the way he introduce. Despite the present day turmoil in Egypt this book provides an illuminating look at a Country with a wonderful history through the Centuries and the River that provides life to it all The Author is a Master of his Subject and the book is speckled with anecdotes of the many people who lived or visited along the River One can understand why so many visitors were captivated by the Monuments found everywhere and the search goes on today with the hope that young Egyptians will take their Country back from the Despots and create a better life for everyone Very good read

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The Nile A Journey Downriver Through Egypt's Past and PresentS us to mysterious and fabled characters the gods godlike pharaohs emperors and empresses who joined their fate to the Nile and gained immortality; the adventurers archaeologists and historians who have all fallen under its spell With matchless erudition and storytelling skill through a lens eual to both panoramas and close ups Wilkinson brings millennia of history into view. If you’ll be visiting Egypt and cruising the Nile particularly in a smaller boat this is a must read It was an essential companion reference to the sites we toured even with our knowledgeable guide We read it before our trip and referenced it often throughout Experiences from past travelers come to life through letters and stories compiled in the book It’s an interesting and compelling read for anyone interested in Egyptian history

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The Nile A Journey Downriver Through Egypt's Past and Present Read & Download × PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook à A hypnotic journey in the company of one of the world's most acclaimed Egyptologists over the fabled river telling how the Nile continually brought life to an ancient civilizaA hypnotic journey in the company of one of the world's most acclaimed Egyptologists over the fabled river telling how the Nile continually brought life to an ancient civilization now dead and how it sustained its successors now in tumultRenowned Egyptologist Toby Wilkinson leads us through space as much as time from the river's mystical sources the Blue Nile which rises in. A good weaving of ancient and recent history through a journey down the Nile Well written and the stories hold your attention