Category Archives: HABIBTI YA MASR

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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PHOTO OF THE WEEK – HI GOOD-LOOKING!

  WHO AND WHAT DO YOU THINK THIS POLICEMAN IN CAIRO IS LOOKING AT THAT MAKES HIM SMILE LIKE THAT? More from Egypt soon Brigitte  

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PHOTOS OF THE WEEK – WAITING FOR TOURISTS

  ……….AND WHEN WILL THEY BE BACK? THESE PEOPLE AND ANCIENT SITES  FEEL LONELY AND NEED THE TOURISTS!     More from Egypt soon                Brigitte

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PYRAMIDS AND TECHNOLOGY – PHOTO OF THE WEEK

CAN YOU IMAGINE STANDING IN FRONT OF THE PYRAMIDS AND YOUR CAMERA DOES NOT WORK? THERE CAN BE NOTHING MORE FRUSTRATING!!! FORTUNATELY THERE ARE YOUNG PEOPLE WHO KNOW ALL ABOUT IT – AND THIS YOUNG MAN WAS KIND ENOUGH TO … Continue reading

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EGYPT’S LOST DREAMS

  Today, on the 25th of January, three years after the revolution in Egypt, we should be congratulating the Egyptian people on their new democracy – instead with horror and a heavy heart – we are watching the news. Yesterday … Continue reading

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HAPPY NEW YEAR EGYPT

To close this year and to wish my friends in Egypt a brighter future and peace, I am sharing my memories…………. HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYBODY – MAY 2014 BRING PEACE TO THE WORLD!!!!! BRIGITTE                                           

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SNOW IN CAIRO?

When we think of Cairo – the Sphinx, the Pyramids, sunshine and warm weather – come to mind. But this week there was no sunshine and it was not warm – IT SNOWED! Something that has not happened for over one … Continue reading

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CAIRO’S NIGHTLIFE

Not knowing Cairo well, what was there to do at night. LA BODEGA was the answer. The receptionist in my hotel in Zamalek told me that LA BODEGA was in walking distance. Located at 157, 26th of July Street, Zamalek, one of … Continue reading

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EGYPT’S PAST – IT IS A MATTER OF SIZE

Once upon a time – here stood – at the Ramessuem on the West Bank in Luxor – a statue of Ramses II. When the 69 feet statue, weighing more than 1,000 tons, yes 1000 tons,  fell, it broke into … Continue reading

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EGYPT’S GLORIOUS PAST – IT’S A MATTER OF SIZE

…………….IT IS HARD TO BELIEVE THAT MEN, LIKE THE TWO SITTING ON THE LEFT, HAVE BEEN ABLE TO BUILT COLUMNS LIKE THESE THOUSAND OF YEARS AGO …….WITHOUT CRANES, LIFTS AND OTHER MECHANICAL, MODERN EQUIPMENT. More from Egypt soon                                 Brigitte

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