Category Archives: Film Stars

EGYPT’S QUEENS HAVE A VALLEY OF THE KINGS TOO!

Most of us have heard of the VALLEY OF THE KINGS near Luxor, where many of Egypt’s Pharaohs were buried. But how many of us know that there is also a VALLEY OF THE QUEENS? I certainly didn’t and was … Continue reading

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CAIRO’S MENA HOUSE – WHERE HISTORY WAS MADE

The MENA HOUSE in Cairo has from its start, in 1886, accommodated royalties such as the Crown Prince of Japan, Prince of Wales, Shah of Iran, Reza Pahlavi; politicians – Bill Clinton, Barbara Bush; artists – Frank Sinatra Charlton Heston, Sarah … Continue reading

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CAIRO’S SATELLITE DISHES FIGHTING FOR SPACE – PHOTOS OF THE WEEK

MAYBE THERE IS NO WASHING MACHINE OR DISHWASHER IN THE HOUSE BUT JUDGING BY THE SATELLITE DISHES ON THE ROOFS – THERE IS A TELEVISION TELEVISION IN EGYPT IS MAINLY RECEIVED THROUGH SATELLITE. AND SINCE EGYPTIANS WATCH MANY HOURS OF TV – … Continue reading

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OMAR SHARIF AND THE OTHER EGYPTIAN MEN

               Omar Sharif was born in Egypt and became an international super star. Do you remember Doctor Zhivago? Women were swooning about him and still do. The other day I mentioned his name  to a friend, and  with a dreamy expression,  she … Continue reading

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