120 mile journey

Rowing the boat between Aswan and Qena to buy a small Egyptian rowboat
'Down The Nile'
'Down The Nile'

Writing Down The Nile&nbspby Rosemary Mahoney (Little, Brown and Company, Rs 960) Mahoney&rsquos plan is straightforward &mdash &rdquoto buy a small Egyptian rowboat and row myself along the 120-mile stretch of river between the cities of Aswan and Qena&rdquo. 

It&rsquos a journey through an ancient civilisation and a slightly edgy and impoverished present, interwoven with older travel accounts.

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