Category Archives: Religion

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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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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RAMSES II – CAN HE GET EVEN TALLER?

The photo I posted a few days ago of a statue of Ramses II at Karnak Temple in Luxor  made him look like a giant. But it is a small giant compared to the statues he had built of himself at Abu Simbel, in … Continue reading

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EGYPT’S TEARS AND SUFFERING

What a sad day for Egypt and for everyone who loves this country. What happened? How is it possible that one of the world’s greatest and oldest civilization is facing such pain? Such confusion, and hate. Did it happen in the … Continue reading

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EGYPT’S CONTRASTS – PHOTO OF THE DAY

SIDE BY SIDE – YET SO FAR APART! More from Egypt soon Brigitte

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EGYPT’S UNBEATABLE SPIRIT

Since the Revolution a new party called Hizb El-Kanab – meaning Couch Potato Party – has developed. They are people who watched the events during the last two years while sitting on their sofas at home.  But this time they did not … Continue reading

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EGYPT – MY LOVE- BLOG 100

After writing 99 Blogs about Egypt over the last year, I feel quite excited that the next one is number 100. Writing it today has been on my schedule for the last week, but when watching the news I realized that … Continue reading

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