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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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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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Egypt’s Daily Life – Seeing Clearly???

If I was Egyptian I would like to be man. Why?  I like to see clearly and I don’t know if I could if I was the lady taking a buggy ride while visiting the Pyramids – but I suppose it’s … Continue reading

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YANNI FULFILLING A DREAM

I have just listened to Yanni’s CD that was recorded while he was in concert in front of the Pyramids. It was a huge success, but among all the excitement and focus on the event, one touching human story emerged. … Continue reading

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SLEEPING ON THE JOB – EGYPT’S DAILY LIFE

IF YOU DON’T CARE HOW COMFORTABLE YOU ARE,  A RIDE ON A CAMEL IS AN ADVENTURE BUT I THINK TO SLEEP ON ONE YOU MUST BE AN EGYPTIAN POLICEMEN! FORTUNATELY FOR HIM THE CAMEL IS WIDE AWAKE! More from Egypt … Continue reading

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YANNI’S CONCERT FOR THE PHARAOHS

THIS YEAR IT IS TWENTY TWO YEARS AGO SINCE YANNI PLAYED HIS FAMOUS CONCERT AT THE ACROPOLLIS IN ATHENS   — AND NOW HE IS PERFORMING AT THE PYRAMIDS!!! —- SINCE FIRST HEARING HIS MUSIC I HAVE BEEN A GREAT FAN OF HIS AND I LOVE … Continue reading

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EGYPT’S DAILY LIFE = HOUSING

  The Pyramids and temples had architecturally something in common, but the houses standing side by side along the Nile on the West Bank near Luxor today  – DON’T! More from Egypt soon Brigitte    

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EGYPT’S DAILY LIFE Nr. 3

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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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CAIRO’S MENA HOUSE – WHERE HISTORY WAS MADE

The MENA HOUSE in Cairo has from its start, in 1886, accommodated royalties such as the Crown Prince of Japan, Prince of Wales, Shah of Iran, Reza Pahlavi; politicians – Bill Clinton, Barbara Bush; artists – Frank Sinatra Charlton Heston, Sarah … Continue reading

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