"Confounding and exasperating, then suddenly filled with enchantment"
This travel writer's experience cruising down the Nile river included incomplete planning, vague expectations, and a "bewildering array of dynasties and deities." Although international tourism to Egypt has decreased significantly in the past few years as a result of the political uprisings, the writer and his family enjoyed an exhilarating trip to Egypt's ancient past.
By Patrick Scott, Cultural Traveler
The New York Times
January 11, 2017