Category Archives: Islam

SHOPPING – PICTURE OF THE WEEK

  I hope she doesn’t have far to go! More from Egypt soon  Brigitte Advertisements

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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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EGYPT’S DAILY LIFE – DO YOU NEED A GOAT, A LAMB OR A DONKEY?

…..then come with me to the market in Qarana, on the West Bank where we bought all those organic fruits and vegetables a few weeks ago. Yes, that’s were livestock is sold too. There were hundreds and hundreds of animals at the … Continue reading

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EGYPT’S DAILY LIFE – SNEAKERS

SNEAKERS LIKE JEANS HAVE CONQUERED THE WORLD  —— BUT NOT THE MOSQUES. THEY HAVE TO BE LEFT OUTSIDE LIKE ANY FOOTWEAR DID BEFORE THEM. ….AND THESE SNEAKERS ARE WAITING FOR THEIR OWNERS  IN FRONT OF THE SULTAN HASSAN’S MOSQUE IN CAIRO. ELECTRIC … Continue reading

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PHOTOS OF THE WEEK – MOHAMMED ALI MOSQUE

THE MOHAMMAD ALI MOSQUE, ONE OF CAIRO’S MAIN TOURISTS ATTRACTIONS WAS BUILT BETWEEN 1830 AND 1848,  IN MEMORY OF MOHAMMED ALI’S SON TUSON PASHA WHO DIED IN 1816. OVERLOOKING CAIRO IT OFFERS STUNNING VIEWS OF THE CITY. VISITORS ARE ALLOWED … Continue reading

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PHOTO OT THE WEEK – PEACE !!!

MAYBE IF HUMANS LEARNED TO TALK TO EACH OTHER — ………….BLOODSHED COULD BE STOPPED? More from Egypt soon Brigitte

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EGYPTIAN MUMMIES CAN SLEEP IN PEACE NOW

My visit to the British Museum last week was an eye-opening experience. Ancient Mummies have fascinated the world for a long time and  to learn who they were and how they lived it was necessary to unwrap them. Now with … Continue reading

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VISITING EGYPT – DO YOU WANT TO FEEL LIKE A NATIVE?

When you travel and you want to feel like a native you need a native to show you the hidden corners. The corners off the beaten pass. My friend Ahmed introduced me to his friend Sayed – everybody has lots … Continue reading

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HOLDING HANDS – PHOTO OF THE WEEK

How can anything made of stone look so soft, warm, and reassuring? More from Egypt soon   Brigitte

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CAIRO’S GARBAGE CITY – THERE IS A LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL

The last time I wrote about the Garbage City in Cairo – and today I want to tell you what is hidden behind Cairo’s waste. It is The Monastery of St. Simon the Cobbler, who lived towards the end of the tenth … Continue reading

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