The Nile Series: Why Felucas are still sailing the Nile


The flow of the Nile had for a long time been linked to the direct intervention of water gods. The construction of the Aswan High Dam from the 1960s, helped to control the annual flooding of the Nile. But the advent of modernity has not resulted in people abandoning their traditional modes of transport, along the Nile. CCTV’s Fahmida Miller gets up-close with operators of the Feluca, to learn why these boats from ancient times are still sailing the Nile

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