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Egypt’s Heritage in Danger?

With tourists scarce, Egypt struggles to maintain heritage With a shaky economy following years of unrest and a huge drop in tourists, Egypt is struggling to preserve its fabled archaeological heritage. The golden mask of legendary Egyptian boy king Tutankhamun … Continue reading

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SUNKEN CITIES – EGYPT’S LOST WORLD

Recently two lost cities of Ancient Egypt, which had vanished under the water of the Mediterranean were discovered and the British Museum in London is telling the story. I am on my way to London tomorrow and so looking forward to visit … Continue reading

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TOURISM IN EGYPT ………

….WHERE HAVE ALL THE CUSTOMERS GONE?????…… IS THIS SHOP OWNER’S QUESTION TOO! His store, offering the most tempting sweets, is in the train station of Alexandria. I bought several packages of sticky goodies, and asked him if I could take his … Continue reading

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ALEXANDRIA – DO YOU NEED FABRIC, CLOTHES OR RAGS?

Like spare parts for cars, fabrics, clothes or rags can be found in the back streets,  behind the Corniche in Alexandria . They are on the floor, on tables, in small stores        and as everywhere in the world customers can … Continue reading

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EGYPT’S STRONG TIES

The rope used in Egypt to tie things down must be stronger than anywhere else….  ………………because it is used sparingly to hold down big loads of tomatoes, cotton, and vegetables which are transported at high speed to their destination.                                                                    … Continue reading

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