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Stop Twenty: Cairo, Egypt.

Growing up we had learnt about the Great Pyramids and how they were mysteriously built thousands of years ago by the ancient Egyptians. Back then, even though we could see the pictures and read all the facts the pyramids still seemed like something out of a mythical legend. 1,315 more words


the artist's dream

the artist’s dream
takes an unlikely turn
into the desert

I’ve loved this painting ever since I first saw a version of it. I was shopping for discounted Christmas cards, and found a box full of blank Christmas cards with the sphinx, Mary and the Christ child. 125 more words


Egypt Sees 55% Rise in Tourists in Third Quarter

Egypt News
Al Ahram

The number of tourists coming to Egypt increased in the third quarter of 2017 by 55 percent compared to the same period last year, in keeping with an upward trend, according to state statistics body CAPMAS. 119 more words


Poctober: the Spinx and the City in the Sea

“The Sphinx” turned out to be an interesting choice for starting off the month. Set against the backdrop of a cholera outbreak in New York, Poe immediately establishes a potent undertone of dread. 438 more words


Spring break in the Bucegi Mountains

For spring break this year, my boyfriend and I decided to go on a mini road trip to visit the place where he grew up: Busteni and its surroundings. 1,363 more words