In the first of the “Waterways of Africa” series, The Mariners’ Museum takes a look at the world’s longest river, and one of Africa’s most relied upon bodies of water – the Nile River. What makes this river so important? Often associated with the ancient Egyptians, the Nile has provided and supported life throughout many countries in Africa. It is connected to several other major bodies of water, and has impacted the development of African cultures for thousands of years. Set out with Erika and Wisteria as they present on one of the world’s fascinating wonders that has been a source of life for centuries.