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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 Advertisements

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EGYPT’S DAILY LIFE – HOLDING YOUR HEAD UP HIGH

Since ancient times in many countries like India, Africa, Egypt and the southern states in the US, just to name a few, people transported – balanced – goods on to top of their head. And in Egypt today it is a way to carry something … Continue reading

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TO EGYPT WITH LOVE —-

THIS YEAR THE CELEBRATION OF THE BIRTH OF JESUS CHRIST AND THE BIRTH OF THE PROPHET MUHAMMAD ARE OBSERVED ON THE SAME DAY –  DECEMBER 24 AND I WISH ALL MY FRIENDS IN EGYPT                 HAPPY MAWLID AL-NABI       More from Egypt soon Brigitte … Continue reading

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EGYPT’S DAILY LIFE – DO YOU NEED A GOAT, A LAMB OR A DONKEY?

…..then come with me to the market in Qarana, on the West Bank where we bought all those organic fruits and vegetables a few weeks ago. Yes, that’s were livestock is sold too. There were hundreds and hundreds of animals at the … Continue reading

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EGYPT’S DAILY LIFE – BAKING BREAD

BREAD – FLAT BREAD is  still today a staple of the Egyptian diet, like it was thousands of years ago for the Ancient Egyptians. Made only of flour, water, and salt, how it can be good?  Maybe the secrets lies in the … Continue reading

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PAPYRUS — BEFORE WE WRITE ON IT

WHEN WE HEAR SOMEBODY MENTION ANCIENT SCROLLS THE FIRST THING THAT TO COME TO MIND IS THE GOLD TONED PAPYRUS – THE FIRST PAPER – FOR LACK OF A BETTER WORD – THAT WAS USED TO RECORD HISTORY.  BUT HOW DOES IT LOOK … Continue reading

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THE RED SEA – FISH ANYONE?

When in the news this morning they announced that American War ships are moving into the Red Seas,  my heart skipped a beat – war ships? During my visit to Egypt last year my  trip to the Red Sea was the highlight of my … Continue reading

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EGYPT GROWING BANANAS!

“Would you like to see the Banana Island?”  Badawi asked after I had finished my tea, and he had done the dishes in the Nile. Wondering what else he had in store for me, and where there could be an island … Continue reading

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PHOTO OF THE WEEK – EVERYONE LIKES CANDY….

…………………even the SPHINX sitting on the Giza Plateau guarding the PYRAMIDS!!!!!! More from Egypt soon                                         Brigitte

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SAQQARA -THERE IS MORE THAN A PYRAMID AND SAND

When thinking of Egypt, we see images of the desert, yellow sand, a burning sun, and dryness. Especially at Saqqara where the Step Pyramid, the first pyramid ever built, is surrounded by sand as far as the eye can see. But going … Continue reading

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