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Wooden boats carried the limestone for the pyramids up the Nile from Tura, home of ancient Egypt’s biggest quarry.
Even today, most of Egypt’s 100 million people live in a narrow strip of land along the Nile, with some other cities along the Red Sea and the Mediterranean Sea.
The introduction of Nile perch in Lake Victoria, to boost the fishing industry, has now destroyed more than 200 native species of fish and threatens the ecosystem as a whole.Timeless meditations on Earth’s fragility, and the damage humans do|Balaji Ravichandran|May 14, 2021|Washington Post
Eaten throughout Kenya, nyama choma stars chunks of chargrilled beef or goat that have been marinated in a spice blend whose ingredients list goes on and on, like the Nile.Swahili Village brings a taste of African fine dining to D.C.|Tom Sietsema|April 2, 2021|Washington Post
The last time there was a raid of this scale was in 2001, when 52 men were arrested on Queen Boat, a floating disco on the Nile.Sisi Is Persecuting, Prosecuting, and Publicly Shaming Egypt’s Gays|Bel Trew|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Back in 2001, 52 gay men were arrested on a party boat on the Nile and tried for “public depravity”.Al-Sisi’s Egypt Is Worse For Gays Than The Muslim Brotherhood|Bel Trew|June 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Without the Nile,” declares Wilkinson, “there would be no Egypt.
Instead, it will be because the Nile and the history it has engendered still manage to stir something in all of us.
I live in Zamalek, which is on an island in the middle of the Nile.
The sky was alight from zenith to horizon, the Nile aflame with sunrise, by the time the letter was written.
The seed of the Nile in many waters, the harvest of the river is her revenue: and she is become the mart of the nations.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
She shuddered with disgust as the rich brown water of the Nile came up to her breast, to her chin.
Speech died away between them, as they sat down in the old familiar corner above the Nile.
Still the vehement voices of the brown fellahîn at work by the shadûf rose unwearied along the Nile.