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EGYPT’S Daily Life – School Trip

On Thursdays Egyptian school children have a field trip. They arrive by bus and besides admiring the Pyramids, enjoy the freedom of being children.                                                                             *********** More from Egypt soon Brigitte Advertisements

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EGYPT’S DAILY LIFE – EVERY BIT HELPS!

When this mother standing on the banks of the Nile saw our boat come closer she send her two boys in a rowing boat to meet us and offer us some fruit and a few trinkets .   We didn’t want fruit or … Continue reading

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PHOTO OF THE WEEK – A PENNY FOR YOUR THOUGHTS

WHAT DO YOU WANT? WHY ARE YOU TAKING MY PICTURE? WHERE DO YOU COME FROM? WHY DID YOU COME HERE? NO, I’M NOT LIKE YOU What do you think she wants to tell us? Please leave a comment                                                                   ***************** … Continue reading

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EGYPT’S QUEENS HAVE A VALLEY OF THE KINGS TOO!

Most of us have heard of the VALLEY OF THE KINGS near Luxor, where many of Egypt’s Pharaohs were buried. But how many of us know that there is also a VALLEY OF THE QUEENS? I certainly didn’t and was … Continue reading

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PHOTO OF THE WEEK – CHILDREN CAN SLEEP ANYWHERE!

….AND THEY HAVE GUARDIAN ANGELS ALL OVER THE WORLD! More from Egypt soon   Brigitte  

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SNOW IN CAIRO?

When we think of Cairo – the Sphinx, the Pyramids, sunshine and warm weather – come to mind. But this week there was no sunshine and it was not warm – IT SNOWED! Something that has not happened for over one … Continue reading

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EGYPT’S MOTHERS

Statistics in Egypt  show that a million children are born every year. It could even be more because in rural areas not all children are registered. Yes, that is a lot of children. They need love and care,  and from what I observed during … Continue reading

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PHOTO OF THE WEEK – TIME OUT!

 TIME OUT     –   not only in America!  What has this little Egyptian boy done wrong? More from Egypt soon                                          Brigitte

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PHOTO OF THE WEEK – CHILDREN ARE THE FUTURE

It was a very dark night when we visited a Nubian House on the banks of the Nile near Aswan.   Ahmed – the little boy in the picture,  brewed coffee for us over a small charcoal  stove –  and looking at his bright, shiny eyes  … Continue reading

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WORSHIPPING CHRIST OR ALLAH

As we approach and prepare for Christmas, the most important celebration of the year for Christians all over the world,  I remember how fortunate I was during my recent trip to Egypt to share the celebration of  Eid al Adha, the most important holiday of the year for Muslims all … Continue reading

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