“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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  • 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.

     
  • Weekend Snorkeling in the Red Sea

    A few years ago I had the opportunity to gain first hand experience of the phrase “took my breath away.” A lifetime dream of mine had been to swim with the fish of a coral reef, and my first opportunity came in the warm water of the Red Sea.

     
  • The Tomb of Imhotep & the Funeral Complex of King Djoser: Part 2

    In the last article on Sakkara, I covered part of the funeral complex of King Djoser. Now I will continue to explore this impressive complex.

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  • 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.

     
  • Weekend Snorkeling in the Red Sea

    A few years ago I had the opportunity to gain first hand experience of the phrase “took my breath away.” A lifetime dream of mine had been to swim with the fish of a coral reef, and my first opportunity came in the warm water of the Red Sea.

     
  • The Tomb of Imhotep & the Funeral Complex of King Djoser: Part 2

    In the last article on Sakkara, I covered part of the funeral complex of King Djoser. Now I will continue to explore this impressive complex.

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