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I took the picture above some years ago: the Nile somewhere between Luxor and Aswan.

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THE NILE ETC.Posted by Tore Nordenstam Friday, March 09 2007 18:14:40

I took the picture at the top of the blog in January last year with an ordinary little IXUS camera somewhere between Luxor and Aswan.

For me, this was the first time in Upper Egypt. But in many ways, it was like coming home again. Some decades ago, I spent five years in Khartoum, where the Blue Nile joins the White Nile. Last year in Southern Egypt, I was back in the kind of culture that I learned to know in the Northern part of the Sudan, the same welcoming attitude, even the same dialect of Arabic that I struggled with back in the sixties ...

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