The SS Sudan on the Nile river, near the Egyptian city of Aswan. A trip on the cruiser in 1933 inspired British crime author Agatha Christie to write one of her most widely read works, Death on the Nile. Photo: AFP The SS Sudan on the Nile river, near the Egyptian city of Aswan. A trip on the cruiser in 1933 inspired British crime author Agatha Christie to write one of her most widely read works, Death on the Nile. Photo: AFP
The SS Sudan on the Nile river, near the Egyptian city of Aswan. A trip on the cruiser in 1933 inspired British crime author Agatha Christie to write one of her most widely read works, Death on the Nile. Photo: AFP
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Agatha Christie made this Nile cruise ship famous and it sails on despite coronavirus pandemic

  • After a trip on the SS Sudan in 1933, the British crime author penned one of her most famous works, Death on the Nile, featuring detective Hercule Poirot
  • Passengers travel on Christie’s original itinerary, stopping at the same archaeological sites, but there’s a long waiting list to stay in her cabin even now

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The SS Sudan on the Nile river, near the Egyptian city of Aswan. A trip on the cruiser in 1933 inspired British crime author Agatha Christie to write one of her most widely read works, Death on the Nile. Photo: AFP The SS Sudan on the Nile river, near the Egyptian city of Aswan. A trip on the cruiser in 1933 inspired British crime author Agatha Christie to write one of her most widely read works, Death on the Nile. Photo: AFP
The SS Sudan on the Nile river, near the Egyptian city of Aswan. A trip on the cruiser in 1933 inspired British crime author Agatha Christie to write one of her most widely read works, Death on the Nile. Photo: AFP
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