Category Archives: Cairo

PHOTO OF THE WEEK – MAY I HELP YOU?

NO THE PYRAMIDS ARE NOT OPEN TODAY – COME BACK TOMORROW! More from Egypt soon                                Brigitte Advertisements

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Photo Of The Week – A Smile Changes Everything

Do you like Kiwis? You don’t? Well, this smile will make you change your mind. More From Egypt Soon Brigitte

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Egypt – A Place Of Contrasts

The rooftop of the Hotel Fairmont in Cairo looked reassuring, architecturally beautiful and  well-kept – in contrast the roof tops of the houses surrounding the hotel was another story……….. More from Egypt soon! Brigitte

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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

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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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