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Traveling the Nile on a felucca

Placid, slow, incomparable, unforgettable!

This is a falucca, as first seen on the Aswan Dam [This and all subsequent photos by the author]

Beginning the felucca journey in Aswan

By the time I got to Aswan, I had spent six days in Cairo, followed by an overnight train ride to Aswan. Though the journey between the two is from north to south, I was heading from Lower Egypt to the Upper Egypt.

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Jay Davidson

Jay Davidson

Retired teacher (San Francisco, 1969–2003); Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (Mauritania, 2003–2005); public speaker, artist, writer, world citizen, traveler