Travel to the Nile
By Casey Sinden
Along the Nile River
Lake Victoria, The other main branch of the Nile starts farther to the south. You may recall, White Nile’s headwaters consist of a stream flowing out of the mountains of Burundi.
The Nile Delta, North of Cairo, travels another 100 miles before emptying into the sea. The floodplains of the Nile spread out in a broad. At its widest point, on the coast, this fan-shaped delta measures 155 miles across.
White Nile continues its sluggish journey north. The Blue Nile also flows northward from the Ethiopian highlands. The two branches of the Nile finally meet. This confluence, or coming together, takes place at the city of Khartoum, the capital of Sudan.