Category Archives: Cairo

Egypt’s Daily Life – Friendship!

Happiness does not depend on what we own – but on friends to share our life with!             More from Egypt soon Brigitte Advertisements

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Wives – how many can you have?

History tells us that the Prophet Muhammad had lots of wives. But in the Quran it says that a man can have 4 wives. I think the Prophet must have had special privileges because until now the number allowed is 4 – … Continue reading

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EGYPT’S DAILY LIFE – HOLDING YOUR HEAD UP HIGH

Since ancient times in many countries like India, Africa, Egypt and the southern states in the US, just to name a few, people transported – balanced – goods on to top of their head. And in Egypt today it is a way to carry something … Continue reading

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A DECORATED HOUSE – A STATUS SYMBOL

Any Muslim whose circumstances permit it, is asked to make the HAJJ at lest once in his lifetime. Successfully completing the HAJJ,  a pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia  is one of the Five Pillars of Islam. In 2015 fourteen … Continue reading

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YANNI FULFILLING A DREAM

I have just listened to Yanni’s CD that was recorded while he was in concert in front of the Pyramids. It was a huge success, but among all the excitement and focus on the event, one touching human story emerged. … Continue reading

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WAKING UP NEXT TO THE PYRAMIDS

Visiting Egypt will always be an unforgettable experience, but when you see the Great Pyramid of Giza  from your bed when you open you eyes it takes a few minute to become reality, to make you realize you are not  dreaming. Waking up next … Continue reading

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CAIRO – LIVING AMONG THE DEAD

The incessantly honking cars on Cairo’s street don’t slow down or stop their horns to pay their respect when passing El Arafa –  The City of the Dead. I was astounded to see a graveyard (4 miles long) be part of  this vibrant metropolis … Continue reading

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SLEEPING ON THE JOB – EGYPT’S DAILY LIFE

IF YOU DON’T CARE HOW COMFORTABLE YOU ARE,  A RIDE ON A CAMEL IS AN ADVENTURE BUT I THINK TO SLEEP ON ONE YOU MUST BE AN EGYPTIAN POLICEMEN! FORTUNATELY FOR HIM THE CAMEL IS WIDE AWAKE! More from Egypt … Continue reading

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CAIRO – EATING WITH NAPOLEON III AND EMPRESS EUGENIE

Eating is really not the right word when going to the Saraya Gallery – Dining describes it better. And once you are in the restaurant I wonder if the French food they serve is what will impress you most. The restaurant is part of the Cairo … Continue reading

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PYRAMIDS WITHOUT YANNI AND WITHOUT SUNSHINE

The sun doesn’t always shine and Yanni doesn’t always play! Never had I seen Amun Ra, the Sun God, hide his golden, warm rays behind dark clouds developing into a thunderstorm, strong winds, and rain. I only knew the Pyramids bathed in sunshine … Continue reading

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