Category Archives: Alexandria

EGYPT – MAKING A LIVING CAN BE A CHALLANGE

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TOURISM IN EGYPT ………

….WHERE HAVE ALL THE CUSTOMERS GONE?????…… IS THIS SHOP OWNER’S QUESTION TOO! His store, offering the most tempting sweets, is in the train station of Alexandria. I bought several packages of sticky goodies, and asked him if I could take his … Continue reading

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PHOTO OF THE WEEK – WAITING, WAITING BUT HOW MUCH LONGER?

ALEXANDRIA Railway Station – sometimes trains are not on time! More from Egypt soon Brigitte

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PHOTO OF THE WEEK – BEING A DRIVER ……….

…..is challenging anywhere in the word! More from Egypt soon Brigitte

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PHOTO OF THE WEEK – BEING A MOTHER…….

……is challenging anywhere in the world! More from Egypt soon Brigitte

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EGYPT’S ROYAL PALACE OR DISNEYLAND?

Winding our way through Cairo’s traffic, we were finally on the road to Alexandria. After two hours we reached the outskirts of town, closer to the famous Corniche, a water front promenade that runs for 10 miles along the Mediterranean.  When … Continue reading

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PHOTO OF THE WEEK – BLACK IS NOT THE ONLY COLOR

When we think of Muslim women,  black glad silhouettes come to mind. Yes, there are woman who wear black, but at least half of the women I have seen during my travels through Egypt wore colorful Jalabiyas – by the way they are worn over other … Continue reading

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ALEXANDRIA – DO YOU NEED FABRIC, CLOTHES OR RAGS?

Like spare parts for cars, fabrics, clothes or rags can be found in the back streets,  behind the Corniche in Alexandria . They are on the floor, on tables, in small stores        and as everywhere in the world customers can … Continue reading

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ALEXANDRIA – NEED A SPARE PART FOR YOU CAR?

Behind the Corniche in Alexandria there is an area where any spare part for any car can be found.  Street after street is packed with second-hand cars, or what is left of them. Cars serving as spare parts are only taken apart when a … Continue reading

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NO PARKING LOT – JUST KEEPING YOUR CAR CLEAN!

Pointing to a car parked on a main street in Cairo, totally wrapped up with a protective cover, I asked my friend, “Can you park your car on the street here for a long time?”  “Oh, no – the owner will probably … Continue reading

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