Category Archives: Travel

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 Advertisements

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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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Egypt’s Disneyland Castle

  When visiting Alexandria a look at the Al-Haramlik Palace should not be missed. It is at the end of the Cornish, next to the Helnan Palestine Hotel which overlooks the Palace and the Montazan Gardens. It was built in … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – REALLY?

What do you think? Do those little red stones really keep up the granite blocks?           More from Egypt soon Brigitte

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New Discovery of 3,500 Year-Old-Tombe

Please click on the picture to read the article – very interesting and the photos are amazing More From Egypt Soon Brigitte

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Photo of Week – The Key of Life

  …….called ANKH by the Egyptians.   It is one of the most recognized symbols from Ancient Egypt dating c.3150 – 2613 BC -the Early Dynastic Period, symbolizing both mortal existence and the afterlife.             … Continue reading

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Egypt- Photos Of The Week – McDonalds and Mercedes Benz

Famous Name  Brands have a way of creeping  into the most unexpected corners of the world           More from Egypt Soon Brigitte

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