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Egypt’s Ancient Dead

Researchers long thought the prehistoric mummies of Egypt were created by accident. But mounting evidence suggests people had a hand in preserving these ancient dead. Photograph courtesy Museo Egizio Science & Innovation PUBLISHED August 15, 2018 The mummy lays delicately … Continue reading

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Egypt’s Hope For The Future

  Egypt is building the world’s largest solar park. The $2.8-billion Benban complex is located in Egypt’s Western Desert. Egpyt has set up ambitious goals to get at least 42 percent of the country’s energy from renewable sources by 2025. … Continue reading

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Sunset Over The Nile

Sunsets are fascinating to watch anywhere – but there are some places where the fading rays of the sun add a mystery all its own – and Egypt is one of these special, intriguing places.                 … Continue reading

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BOATS – STILL PART OF EVERY DAY’S LIFE IN EGYPT

                                                    When you are on a boat in Cairo, Luxor, or Aswan the Nile never … Continue reading

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PHOTO OF THE WEEK – MAY I HELP YOU?

NO THE PYRAMIDS ARE NOT OPEN TODAY – COME BACK TOMORROW! More from Egypt soon                                Brigitte

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Egypt – A Place Of Contrasts

The rooftop of the Hotel Fairmont in Cairo looked reassuring, architecturally beautiful and  well-kept – in contrast the roof tops of the houses surrounding the hotel was another story……….. More from Egypt soon! Brigitte

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KING TUT Is Coming Your Way

………..that is if you live anywhere near Los Angeles 2017-11-29 16:55:51 Las Vegas Review Artifacts from King Tut’s tomb are going on tour next year to mark the upcoming 100th anniversary of the discovery of the Egyptian pharaoh’s resting place. … Continue reading

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Egypt Sees 55% Rise in Tourists in Third Quarter

Egypt News 2017-11-27 Al Ahram The number of tourists coming to Egypt increased in the third quarter of 2017 by 55 percent compared to the same period last year, in keeping with an upward trend, according to state statistics body … Continue reading

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Photo Of The Week – With Or Without A Head

Even when you have lost your head others still admire and point to  you …… This is part of the Mortuary Temple of Ramesses III at Medinet Habu –  an important New Kingdom structure on the West Bank of Luxor … Continue reading

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Photo Of The Week – Can Feet Tell

…..how tall and big a person is? If the answer is yes this was a really colossal statue. A pity the rest of it got lost.                             … Continue reading

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