Decided to go through some past images from our trip to Egypt earlier this year. The images in this post were taken at the top of Mount Moosa (Jabel Moosa) in the Sinai Peninsula of Egypt. Also known as Mount Sinai, Mount Horeb, Mount Musa, Jabal Musa. You can read more about this over at [...]
During our stay in Egypt earlier this year, we took a short weekend break to the coastal town of Alexandria. The must-see is the amazing bibliotheca, however in these pictures I’ve put together a few snapshots of Alexandria city-life, the boats & beaches as well as Pompeii’s pillar.
We did a little desert trip labeled “Following the footsteps of King Farouk, the last king of Egypt” Roughly 70km outside of Cairo, after the Helwan toll-road, the driver literally took a 90degree left turn off the highway into the desert. No markers or signs, just a GPS and a broken down concrete barrier showed [...]
A must see tourist attraction for the non tourist types. This sufi meets folk dance performance is held 3 times a week at the Wikalet El-Ghoury in the heart of Islamic Cairo. History says that Sultan Qonsuah Al Ghoury was the sultan in the Memluk Dynasty. What is the theater today, housed merchants, markets & [...]