O Nile, you keeper of many ancient wonders.
With the sun rising on the east bank and setting
on the west.
Today, we sail on your calm waters.
Dreaming of past civilizations and their temples.
We attempt to unlock the secrets long kept.
Along your banks people reach out with
You are the lifeblood of a parched land.
With fertile waters providing sustenance for
Lower waters flowing to the sea, may your
heritage be protected.
Let future generations sail upon you, and
contemplate both the future and the past.