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4 edition of Sailing on the Nile. found in the catalog.

Sailing on the Nile.

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Published by Robert brothers in Boston .
Written in English

  • Nile River.,
  • Egypt
    • Subjects:
    • Nile River,
    • Egypt -- Description and travel

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBy Laurent Laporte. Tr. from the French by Virginia Vaughan.
      ContributionsVaughan, Virginia, d. 1913, tr.
      LC ClassificationsDT54 .L31
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 291 p.
      Number of Pages291
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6944999M
      LC Control Number04024351

      The main text of the book is simple enough to keep the attention of younger readers. Like the other books by this author, there is a repeating refrain throughout, in this case "Climb aboard the river boat! We're sailing down the Nile/5.   We're Sailing Down the Nile A Journey Through Egypt (Book): Krebs, Laurie: As the riverboat sails down the Nile River, remnants of Egypt's long history and aspects of its present culture are revealed on its banks. Includes end notes with additional information about ancient Egyptian the riverboat sails down the Nile River, remnants of Egypt's long history and aspects of its. Or choose an optional excursion to the Abu Simbel Temples. This afternoon, enjoy a scenic felucca ride on the Nile. A felucca is a traditional sailboat, relying solely on windpower, used to transport people and goods on the river. What a great way to enjoy some of the stunning views of the Nile, just as Cleopatra did so many centuries ago! Classical Egypt & Nile Cruise is an 11 day tour of Egypt, taking in the highlights of Cairo, Luxor, Dendera & Aswan, including a 4 night deluxe Nile Cruise.

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The book is beautifully and carefully illustrated with lots of bright colours and interesting pictures, as is typical We’re Sailing Down the Nile begins with a rhyme about sailing down the River Nile in Egypt. Each page features a different destination along the River Nile i.e.

Cairo, Abu Simbel, and the Valley of the Kings/5. Her amazing trip down the Nile inspired this book. This is Laurie's fifth project for Barefoot Books, following We All Went on Safari (HC: ; PB: ), We're Sailing to Galapagos (HC: ), We're Riding on a Caravan (HC: ) and Off We Go to Mexico.

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$ Free shipping. No ratings or reviews yet. Be the first to write a review. Best Selling in Nonfiction. See all. In days gone by the only way to cruise the Nile was in a Dahabiya(also spelt dahabeya and dahabiya), as Amelia Edwards describes in her book “A Thousand Miles down the Nile” and of course Agatha Christie talks of a Nile cruise in a private  dahabiyya in her book “Death on the Nile”.

We're sailing down the Nile./ We'll reach the Valley of the Kings in just a little while." As in Off We Go to Mexico and her other travelogues for youngsters, Krebs keeps the rhyming couplets. The Nile cruise you have always dreamed of, in the stylish ambiance of our classic Nile sailing ship.

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book miles down the Nile", travelled in a Dahabiya. Before the advent of steam powered cruisers, Thomas Cook operated several hundred Dahabiyas on the Nile.

The term Dahabiya is normally used to describe a shallow-bottomed, barge-like vessel with two or more sails Sailing on the Nile. book by the wind and relying on the river current and a gentle breeze.

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Guided tours to the sites are optional extras. In We’re Sailing Down The Nile: A Journey through Egypt, children will learn about market towns, cities, museums, pharaohs, and pyramids. The story is written in rhyme, and the illustrations are simple and colourful.

After the main story is a map with additional information about each of the places that were passed while sailing down the Nile. Most cruises start in Esna, where the river opens out after a long and tedious series of locks, and head south to Aswan, where the Nile is dammed.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Laporte, Laurent. Sailing on the Nile. Boston: Robert Brothers, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource.

Nile Dahabiya Boats. Luxury Dahabiya Nile cruise in Egypt, sailing the Nile between Luxor and Aswan, explore fascinating Egyptian monuments. A felucca is a traditional wooden sailing boat, the like of which has been sailing the Nile for centuries.

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