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My Top 5 Reasons To Visit Egypt

A little while after I got back from my trip to Luxor, the Egypt Tourism Authority asked me to write about my top 5 reasons to visit Egypt. 648 more words

Travel

How to Greet Muslim Friends for Eid Al Adha (The Feast of Sacrifice)

BY MARK CANNON – MADRID

They are in their Friday best, though it is Tuesday! Many of the men are dressed in their traditional garments of their country and are greeting each other. 290 more words

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Tunisia textile sector holds promise

Tunisia’s wage-intensive textile industry deserves special focus as part of government efforts to revive the economy as the North African state transitions to democracy following the 2011 uprising. CONTINUE READING

North Africa

Photo - Egyptian Dhow - Taken on way to Syria (April 1942)

I suspect this photo was taken on 10 April 1942.  The note on the back says “Egyptian Dhow – Sweet Water Canal – Taken on way to Syria” 19 more words

New Zealand

Riad Eden, Marrakesh, Morocco - A Review

In writing this hotel review, my first, I treat the Riad Eden in Marrakesh independently from our time in Morocco. This is not to say that myself and my girlfriend did not have a fantastic time in the North African getaway but I am mindful not to cloud a review by these existential to the Eden experiences. 865 more words

Grandad’s WWII Diary - Tuesday 7th April (cont.) - Saturday 11th April 1942

Note – the final entry on this page contains racist and anti-semetic comments.  I have included these as written by my Grandfather without editing.  This is a historical document and he would never had intended it to be read by others.   297 more words

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