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Il était une fois - les Explorateurs
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Learn more about Ameriga Vespucci, the man whom America is named after, and James Bruce, who traced the origins of the Nile, in this series on famous explorers.

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Il était une fois - les Explorateurs - 15. Bruce et les sources du Nil - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In this episode of the "Once Upon a Time" animated series on world explorers, we begin to learn the history of Cairo and the Nile River in Egypt.

Il était une fois - les Explorateurs - 15. Bruce et les sources du Nil - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In the second segment of this episode of Les Explorateurs (The Explorers), James Bruce, our intrepid adventurer, encounters some pirates while trying to reach the source of the Nile.

Il était une fois - les Explorateurs - 15. Bruce et les sources du Nil - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

As James Bruce and his crew arrive in Massawa in hopes of meeting the king, they are thwarted by the king's messenger, who was ordered not to let in any foreigners. But since the royal palace is in need of a doctor, and Bruce happens to be one, he may be forced to make an exception....

Il était une fois - les Explorateurs - 15. Bruce et les sources du Nil - Part 4

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

The explorers discover Abyssinia and the customs of its inhabitants, who have been cut off from the rest of the world for centuries. Will their visit bring a clash of cultures or a peaceful understanding? Find out in this episode.

Il était une fois - les Explorateurs - 15. Bruce et les sources du Nil - Part 5

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

The explorers arrive at Gondar, the former imperial capital of Ethiopia, and marvel at the wonders of the palace. But a deadly illness is threatening the lives of the children of the royal family...

Il était une fois - les Explorateurs - 15. Bruce et les sources du Nil - Part 6

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

After curing the queen mother's grandchildren of smallpox, James Bruce meets with the Ethiopian emperor, Tekle Haymanot, to tell him of his plans to discover the source of the Nile. But he soon finds out that he'll have to demonstrate his warrior skills if he wants to reach Lake Tana.

Il était une fois - les Explorateurs - 15. Bruce et les sources du Nil - Part 7

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

James Bruce, the intrepid Scottish explorer, finally reaches his goal, the source of the Nile... or so he thought. After all his trouble, his exploits are not well received in England. But his legacy will live on.

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