Blue Nile in Egypt

The Nile in Egypt is magnificent in every sense; responsible for bringing life to more than 90% of Egypt's 83 million people who live along her banks. Since 5,000 BC, it has been Egypt's key source of water, fish, transport, irrigation and fertiliser, producing a surplus of bountiful food that fed a massive army, priests, academics and of course the builders of the temples, tombs and pyramids.
Egypt is dry, with the exception of the Nile at the very north near the Delta. The landscape is mostly flat and rocky, a dull sandy color sweeps the landscape with the occasional brilliant grey rocky outcrop breaking the mundane color scheme.

The Nile river system has many tributaries, the White Nile along with the Blue Nile being the primary tributaries. So, it was challenging for explorers to track the origin of the river and it wasn't until the late 19th century that individuals began to really comprehend the river and it has been determined that the ultimate source of the river is the Bururi Province in Burundi.

White Nile in Egypt, gets its name from the waters of Lake Tana, the largest lake in Ethiopia, from whence the river flows to Khartoum and on into Egypt. Walt didn't fly over the falls; he practically flew into them.

Some people don't know that a trip down the Nile River is a part of many Egyptian vacation packages. In Cairo, your tour will begin with a warm welcome from your tour representative. You will most likely stay the night in a hotel in Cairo. A typical day on an Egyptian cruise would include visiting the pyramids, the sphinx, and an Egyptian museum.

Linen was made from flax, a plant that grows along the river Nile.The basic garments in Egyptian era did not change much. Style and fashion made Egyptians a source of inspiration for the modern world.