Al-Ahram Weekly Online   4 - 10 November 2010
Issue No. 1022
Travel
 
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

The mother of all cruises
Poets from Shakespeare to Shelley have sung the praises of the river that made Egypt. Many people think of it as their dream trip, the holiday of a lifetime. Jenny Jobbins looks at the story of the Nile Cruise and its enduring popularity
Picturing a Nile trip
The Nile Cruise, photographs by Sherif Sonbol and text by Jenny Jobbins, 2010, American University in Cairo Press, Cairo & New York
Charming quarters
Another deluxe room with a view; another posh lobby with gilded fixtures; another fancy restaurant at another over-the-top five-star hotel. But what if you want something more intimate and cosy? Mohamed El-Hebeishy seeks out some of the best boutique hotels
Making memories on the water
When it comes to choosing your dream Nile cruise, there are many on offer. Al-Ahram Weekly compiled an overview of the best ones

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