…………….yes another visit, my third visit! …. and this time I am not going through a travel agent, but, with the help of some friends, have made my own travel arrangements and reservations.

I will spend 9 days in Luxor in Upper Egypt, where the Valley of the Kings is,

Mud brick building near the Valley of the Kings

and then go to Cairo for 11 days,

Cairo – view of the city

with a side trip to Alexandria. No, I will not be writing my Blog while I am in Egypt  – I can’t waste time writing when there is so much to look at and learn, and  PHOTOGRAPH – but I will share all of it when I come back – you will see new Blogs at the end of November.

When I made my reservations I was not aware that I am lucky to be there at the time of Eid-al Adha, the most important celebration of the year for Muslims all over the world. It commemorates Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice his son Ishmael, before God provided him with a ram to sacrifice instead. The celebrations last four days, closing down even the Government. I am very excited to be there and to share this event.

To all my Muslim friends, and Muslims all over the world


MUCH more from Egypt when I come back


About Brigitte Nioche

Author of Getting Over Growing Older Other titles - Dress to Impress, The Sensual Dresser, What Turns Men On.
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