In Egypt, soaking up history is a soulful affair! From a learning visit to historical mosques to a moonlit tryst with the Great Pyramids and absorbing enchanting views of silver-topped palaces and minarets along the mighty Nile River; there are plenty of ways to let that astounding history permeate into your soul and skin. 310 more words
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The Sultan Al Nasir Muhammad ibn Qalawun Mosque is an early 14th-century mosque at the Citadel in Cairo, Egypt. It was built by the Mamluk Sultan Al Nasir Muhammad in 1318 as the royal mosque of the Citadel, where the Sultans of Cairo performed their Friday prayers. 38 more words
WATCH ABOVE: Parents of a journalist jailed in Egypt make a renewed call for his release.
TORONTO – An Egyptian-Canadian journalist imprisoned in Cairo is weighing whether he will appeal his conviction and go through the “circus” of a retrial. 463 more words
Cairo, Egypt Travel Video – Upon arrival, the choreographed chaos here hits you like a ton of bricks. It doesn’t take long, however, to acclimatise to Cairo’s wall of noise, snarl of traffic, cry of hawkers and blanket of smog, and get drawn into the hypnotising charm of this pulsating metropolis. 130 more words