Monday, November 9, 2009

"Truly the forkings and wanderings of the Nile are as unknowable as the streets of Cairo"



"Truly the forkings and wanderings of the Nile are as unknowable as the streets of Cairo" - The confusion by Neal Stephenson

6 comments:

Markus said...

Convincing after having fought a sudden attack of nausea :)

kobico said...

It is a pretty dizzying perspective!

Julie said...

When I was a wee young thing (in the middle of last century!) I studied Geography and one of the bestest units was River Deltas. The Nile, Ganges and Mississippi come to mind.

Terrific marrying of image and quote.

Joan Elizabeth said...

I love looking up trees ... the quote adds a whole new perspective.

Martina said...

Julie, rivers are like veins of the land in my imagination and the forking of the trees' twigs and branches always remind me of them.

My apologies to all who got dizzy, *bg*.

AB said...

Interestingly disorienting

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