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Great Sphinx of Giza

  • January 22, 2020

The Great Sphinx of Giza, commonly referred to as the Sphinx of Giza or just the Sphinx, is a limestone statue of a reclining sphinx, a mythical creature with the body of a lion and the head of a human.…

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Abu Simbel temples

  • January 22, 2020

The Abu Simbel temples are two massive rock temples at Abu Simbel, a village in Nubia, southern Egypt, near the border with Sudan. They are situated on the western bank of Lake Nasser, about 230 km southwest of Aswan (about…

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The Giza pyramid complex

  • January 22, 2020

The Giza pyramid complex is an archaeological site on the Giza Plateau, on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt. This complex of ancient monuments includes the three pyramid complexes known as the Great Pyramids, the massive sculpture known as the Great…

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When To Visit Egypt

  • January 22, 2020

WHEN TO VISIT Egypt has a hot desert climate, with some scorching days May-Sep. The rest of the year is cooler. Winter (Dec–Feb) is generally mild, with cold nights in the desert. Sham el-Nessim (Apr/May) is a spring festival with…

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Going with the Flow

  • January 16, 2020

The old saying that Egypt is the gift of the Nile still rings true. without the river, there would be no fertile land, no food, and a lot less electricity. Although people's lives are increasingly physically detached from the water.…

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Beaches & Beyond

  • January 16, 2020

That empty beach with nothing but a candlelit cabin, and a teeming coral reef offshore: they’re waiting for you in Egypt. The coast along the Red Sea has a rugged desert beauty above the waterline and a psychedelic vibrancy below…

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Two Religions

  • January 15, 2020

  Egypt once ruled an empire from Al Qahira – Cairo, the City Victorious. The metropolis is packed with soaring minarets and medieval schools and mosques, some of the greatest architecture of medieval Islam. At the same time, Egypt’s native…

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