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NO PARKING LOT – JUST KEEPING YOUR CAR CLEAN!

Pointing to a car parked on a main street in Cairo, totally wrapped up with a protective cover, I asked my friend, “Can you park your car on the street here for a long time?”  “Oh, no – the owner will probably … Continue reading

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PHOTO OF THE WEEK – MUD BRICKS

Hearing about MUD Bricks I am sure you don’t think of something that will last a long time. But as this wall of Mud Bricks in the Temple Complex of Karnak in Luxor tells us, they do. We don’t know exactly how … Continue reading

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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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