Category Archives: Luxor

PHOTO OF THE WEEK – TRUE SMILES ARE FOREVER

Despite the ravages of time during a few thousand years – they have not robbed this royal statue of her beauty, her youth or her smile – a smile really is forever! More from Egypt soon Brigitte       Advertisements

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PHOTO OF THE WEEK – AVOIDING THE TOURISTS

If you don’t like crowds and want to avoid being one of a group pushing along through Luxor Temple, making it difficult to  see well, or anything at all, you have to go and visit soon. I know first hand what it feels like to be … Continue reading

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A PHARAOH HIDING IN PLAIN SIGHT

The mummy of Ramses I   has been a guest in Canada and the United States for more than 140 years. But during his stay he was not awarded due respect, because there was nobody around who was interested to know the identity of the brittle corpse … Continue reading

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EGYPT’S DAILY LIFE – HYGIENE

If you don’t have a bathroom the village fountain is all you need to clean your teeth! More From Egypt Soon Brigitte            

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MARKET DAY – ORGANIC FOOD ONLY

Twice a week, Tuesdays and Saturdays it’s market day in this country village on the West Bank near Luxor. If you buy fruit, vegetables, a live duck or a live chicken  it is all organic.             … Continue reading

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PHOTO OF THE WEEK – ALIBABA AND THE ………THIEVES

CAN YOU GUESS WHO IS ALIBABA AND WHO ARE THE THIEVES? LET ME HEAR FROM YOU. More from Egypt soon Brigitte  

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IT’S A MATTER OF SIZE- ARE HUMANS REALY THAT SMALL?

WE KNEW THAT THE ANCIENT EGYPTIANS WERE ABLE TO BUILD TALL, TALL COLUMNS – but why – WERE THE TRYING TO MAKE US LOOK SMALL? Why otherwise can 7 people look so tiny? More from Egypt soon Brigitte

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PICTURE OF THE WEEK – SHAME ON US!

IS THIS THE ONLY WAY WE CAN HONOR THE ANCIENT EGYPTIANS  FOR SHARING THEIR CULTURE WITH US? More from Egypt soon Brigitte

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WAITING FOR TOURISTS- PHOTO OF THE WEEK

The political upheaval over the last five years has reduced tourism in Egypt, but the crash  of the Russian plane over the Sinai a few month ago, resulting in  travel bans by Russia and the UK  has brought Egypt’s tourism to a … Continue reading

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EGYPTIAN PALM TREES TURNING INTO ARMCHAIRS

There are 2600 different type of Palm Trees in the world, most of them grow in tropical or subtropical climates, and many of them can be found in Egypt. I love Palm trees because they always bring up images of … Continue reading

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