Category Archives: Egypt

Egypt’s Disneyland Castle

  When visiting Alexandria a look at the Al-Haramlik Palace should not be missed. It is at the end of the Cornish, next to the Helnan Palestine Hotel which overlooks the Palace and the Montazan Gardens. It was built in … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – REALLY?

What do you think? Do those little red stones really keep up the granite blocks?           More from Egypt soon Brigitte

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New Discovery of 3,500 Year-Old-Tombe

Please click on the picture to read the article – very interesting and the photos are amazing More From Egypt Soon Brigitte

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Photo of Week – The Key of Life

  …….called ANKH by the Egyptians.   It is one of the most recognized symbols from Ancient Egypt dating c.3150 – 2613 BC -the Early Dynastic Period, symbolizing both mortal existence and the afterlife.             … Continue reading

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Egypt- Photos Of The Week – McDonalds and Mercedes Benz

Famous Name  Brands have a way of creeping  into the most unexpected corners of the world           More from Egypt Soon Brigitte

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Egypt’s Daily Life – Grandmothers

  “Thanks Heaven –  not only for little girls – but for Grandmothers too. And Grandmother – I know because I am one myself – are mothers who have turned into a lumps of love. With unconditional devotion they cuddle, … Continue reading

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Egypt – New Discoveries

Archaeologists discover three ancient tombs in Egypt 15 August 2017 From the section Middle East Image caption A sarcophagus from one of the three tombs found at burial grounds south of Cairo Archaeologists have discovered three tombs that date back … Continue reading

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Jeans and Headscarves

In many Muslim countries the dress code, especially for women, is dictated by religious believes. Wearing a HIJAB – (headscarf) is followed by many women. I was surprised, visiting Egypt, to see so many young girls and women still following … Continue reading

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Egypt – Celebrating Eid Al Fitr

Eid Al Fitr is an important religious holiday marking the end of Ramadan the Islamic holy month of fasting. Quiet by coincidence I was in Luxor at that time. I had learned how important this celebration is for Egyptians and was looking forward to it. … Continue reading

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Valley of the Kings and it’s Countryside

Despite the millions of tourists who have visited the Valley of the Kings for hundreds of years, the countryside around it has not changed much. It is not very populated, well toiled and planted. The peacefulness that surrounds these fields, … Continue reading

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