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Cairo – special places revisited

Next month it will be 20 years since I first visited Egypt and first experienced the pyramids, Citadel of Salah Al-Din and Mosque of Mohammad Ali, Saqqara and the step pyramid. And it is 10 years since I have visited … Continue reading

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Ancient stone tombs of Sinai

January has skipped past and I have had some travel adventures, so I will catch up with several posts today. On January 9 and 10, I traveled into the Sinai desert to the yearly camel race between the two Nuweiba … Continue reading

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Ramadan fun, and breaking fast for a cause

Ramadan isn’t only the difficulties of fasting and the seriousness of spiritual contemplation. When people gather to eat during the evenings, there is plenty of enjoyment. Aside from meals with family, eating and drinking is often shared with friends, or … Continue reading

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Alexandria, the Pearl

A couple of days in beautiful Alexandria, for the opening of the Design Is A Verb exhibition, seeing a dear friend just days before her first baby arrives, and diving into the harbor city, especially savoring the food. When you … Continue reading

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Cairo as you may not imagine her

Two days in Cairo, but no antiquities or tourist sites on this visit. Some different views of this exhilarating and sometimes exasperating city known as “the Mother of the World”. The plant nursery along a bank of the Nile I … Continue reading

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Summer and religious seasons

“We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.” Joseph Campbell Summer is here. As I found last year, Egypt gets about a week of … Continue reading

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