Conflict & Justice

Egypt's Depressed Tourism Industry Leaves Bored Camels

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Tourist camel in front of Giza pyramid. (Photo: Jake Warga)

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Jake Warga

Which way does the Nile River flow?

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The world's longest river starts in the highlands of Central Africa and flows down hill all the way to the Mediterranean.

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So the Nile River flows north. And its in the north — near the Giza plateau on the west bank of the Nile — that tourism should be booming. But in the 10 months since Egypt's revolution tourism has slowed to a trickle as Jake Warga reports.