Conflict & Justice

Egypt's Depressed Tourism Industry Leaves Bored Camels


Credit: Jake Warga

Tourist camel in front of Giza pyramid. (Photo: 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.

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.