Category Archives: HABIBTI YA MASR

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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TO EGYPT WITH LOVE —-

THIS YEAR THE CELEBRATION OF THE BIRTH OF JESUS CHRIST AND THE BIRTH OF THE PROPHET MUHAMMAD ARE OBSERVED ON THE SAME DAY –  DECEMBER 24 AND I WISH ALL MY FRIENDS IN EGYPT                 HAPPY MAWLID AL-NABI       More from Egypt soon Brigitte … Continue reading

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FROM EGYPT WITH LOVE –

          MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPPY NEW YEAR MAY ALL YOUR HOPES AND WISHES BE FULFILLED! More from Egypt in 2016     Brigitte      

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CAN MODERN TECHNOLOGY SOLVE ANCIENT MYSTERIES?

Egypt’s Minister of Antiquities reveals to Ahram Online details of ‘Scan Pyramids’ project Al Ahram Oct. 21, 2015 Entitled Scan Pyramids, an international project to uncover the secrets of the pyramids, is to be implemented at the end of October, … Continue reading

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QUEEN HATSHEPSUT’S MAGIC

Pharaoh Hatshepsut ruled Egypt for more than 20 years. She was the longest reigning female in Egypt’s history, and considered one of Egypt’s most successful pharaohs. During her reign, unlike other rulers of the 18th dynasty, she was more interested in ensuring economic prosperity, … Continue reading

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EGYPTIAN SOUVENIRS MADE IN EGYPT???

One of the joys of travelling is bringing home souvenirs. And when I went to Egypt for the first time I was looking forward to buying little pieces of Egypt and bringing them home. But when I stopped to look … Continue reading

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EGYPT – WE ARE TOLD IT IS SAFE AGAIN

….Egypt Antiquities Showman Tells the World It’s Safe to Visit KRUGERSDORP, South Africa — Feb 1, 2015, 8:54 AM ET By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA Associated Press Egypt’s best-known archaeologist is a passionate showman with an explorer’s fedora who joined the last, … Continue reading

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PHOTO OF THE WEEK – DIFFERENT FACES

DIFFERENT EMOTIONS – YOU CAN BE ANGRY, OR HAPPY OR SURPRISED!   More from Egypt soon                           Brigitte        

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EGYPT’S WALL PAINTINGS – REAL OR FACSIMILES?

Is Egypt still  on your Bucket list? And you don’t know when you can go? The Metropolitan Museum in New York is a good alternative. Besides thousands and thousands of Egyptian artifacts, it has the totally reconstructed Temple of Dendur, the Tomb … Continue reading

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PICTURES OF THE WEEK – PILLARS HOLDING UP ANCIENT EGYPT’S HISTORY

EVERY COLUMN AND PILLAR WE SEE IN EGYPT TODAY IS PART OF A WORLD LONG GONE – BUT THEIR PRESENCE, THEIR OVERWHELMING SIZE, THE MESSAGES CARVED INTO THE STONE ARE STILL TELLING US HOW THAT WORLD USED TO BE.     More … Continue reading

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