Posts Tagged with "Cairo"

Photos: Remains of the Egyptian Revolution

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

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Photos: Remains of the Egyptian Revolution

The Revolution of 25 January was definitely a milestone in the history of modern Egypt. Suppressed over 30 years by the Hosni Mubarak’s regime, millions of Egyptians joined their efforts and protested against it in numerous cities and towns spread across the whole country. Tahrir Square in Cairo was the main hub and focal point […]

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Travel Photo of the Week – vol. 03

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

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Travel Photo of the Week – vol. 03

This photo was taken from one of the minarets of Al Azhar mosque in Cairo, which I had to climb in complete darkness just as the evening prayers were about to start.    

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5 things you must try in Cairo

Sunday, September 25, 2011

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5 things you must try in Cairo

With the recent revolution which rocked Egypt, tourism here has of course taken a sound beating. However things have relatively calmed down and for now it seems like a great time to travel to this country given that prices are at a down low (if you can bargain hard) and also there are lesser tourists […]

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Photos: Whirling Dervishes Dance in Cairo

Friday, September 23, 2011

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Photos: Whirling Dervishes Dance in Cairo

They say there is no such thing as a free lunch, though in Cairo thanks to a tip from a friend, we did find one such proverbial lunch. The ‘Whirling Dervishes’ dance a show where religious ceremony slowly transcending into performing art. The word Dervish in Persian means door-sill, used to describe the Sufi as […]

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