Lecture Series w/ Dr. Steve
11:00 AM /CH
Winter on the Nile: Vintage Egypt Part Two: — Egypt is one of the world’s top travel destinations; her ancient temples, tombs, pyramids, and mysterious hieroglyphic writing system have enthralled visitors for generations. Organized travel to Egypt, however, is a relatively modern phenomenon.
Part Two focuses on the development of the Nile River Cruise industry. What was it like to sail down the Nile River in the Victorian Age? More gorgeous archival photographs accompany this virtual trip through time and space.
11:00 AM /CH
Winter on the Nile: Vintage Egypt Part Three: — Part Three focuses on travel to Egypt in the modern era – by retracing the Nile River cruise portion of Dr. Steve’s most recent trip to Egypt – a two-week tour that he led in 2011, from Cairo to Aswan and back. Find out what was it like touring Egypt just five weeks after the revolutionthat overthrew then President Mubarak. Where we welcomed, or were we scorned? Where we ever in danger? Dozens of photographs of the sites we visited illustrate this modern trip up the Nile River – a wonderful virtual vacation, without leaving the comfort of home!
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