“Age is how you feel, and how you treat yourself,” she says with a smile. An interview with Samia Allouba, the woman who brought fitness to Egypt. Looking for somewhere that sells English literature in Maadi? This south Cairene suburb features a surprising array of bookstores. Here is the ‘Maadi Messengers’ Top 6. This is the oldest building on earth in which stone was used as a building material. The advisor to the King who innovated this transition, from mud-brick and palm-log construction, was architect/engineer/physician/priest Imhotep. Magdy Eshak, one of the most famous pigeon breeders in Cairo, has been climbing to his pigeon loft for 20 years. Millions of birds pass through Egypt en route to their breeding and nesting grounds in Europe and Asia.

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  • Walking in Memphis

    Part 1: Unification
    If we talk about Memphis, the oldest capital on earth and the oldest one to be built with stone, we  also need to talk about unification between Upper and Lower Egypt. It’s important to realize that before the year 3200 BC. Egypt consisted of two kingdoms. Upper Egypt, in the south, started from where Memphis is now and went all the way to Sudan in the south. It’s confusing that the southern part of Egypt is known as Upper Egypt. This is because it has a higher elevation. That’s why the Nile River flows from south to north. The second kingdom of Egypt was Lower Egypt, which is from where Memphis is now to the north covering the Nile delta and all the way to the Mediterranean Sea.

     
  • The Pharaons Rally

    For what it cost and for the months of hard work it took these guys to get here I thought the rest of the world might have showed a little more interest. A few women are proudly kissing their men as they climb out of their machines, support crews are grabbing the obligatory pyramid selfies, and the Red Bull PR girls are handing out complimentary ice-cold cans.

     
  • Egypt: The Heartbeat of a Migratory Flyway

    As we bid farewell to spring, we remember we do not just bid farewell to the cool evening breeze or the unexpected fluctuations in weather. We also bid farewell to millions of birds that pass through Egypt, en route to their breeding and nesting grounds in Europe and Asia, after spending their winters in the warmer grounds across Africa.

     
  • Loyal to a Feather

    Magdy Eshak, one of the most famous pigeon breeders throughout Cairo, has been climbing his pigeon loft to show love to his birds for 20 years.

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  • Walking in Memphis

    Part 1: Unification
    If we talk about Memphis, the oldest capital on earth and the oldest one to be built with stone, we  also need to talk about unification between Upper and Lower Egypt. It’s important to realize that before the year 3200 BC. Egypt consisted of two kingdoms. Upper Egypt, in the south, started from where Memphis is now and went all the way to Sudan in the south. It’s confusing that the southern part of Egypt is known as Upper Egypt. This is because it has a higher elevation. That’s why the Nile River flows from south to north. The second kingdom of Egypt was Lower Egypt, which is from where Memphis is now to the north covering the Nile delta and all the way to the Mediterranean Sea.

     
  • The Pharaons Rally

    For what it cost and for the months of hard work it took these guys to get here I thought the rest of the world might have showed a little more interest. A few women are proudly kissing their men as they climb out of their machines, support crews are grabbing the obligatory pyramid selfies, and the Red Bull PR girls are handing out complimentary ice-cold cans.

     
  • Egypt: The Heartbeat of a Migratory Flyway

    As we bid farewell to spring, we remember we do not just bid farewell to the cool evening breeze or the unexpected fluctuations in weather. We also bid farewell to millions of birds that pass through Egypt, en route to their breeding and nesting grounds in Europe and Asia, after spending their winters in the warmer grounds across Africa.

     
  • Loyal to a Feather

    Magdy Eshak, one of the most famous pigeon breeders throughout Cairo, has been climbing his pigeon loft to show love to his birds for 20 years.

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