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Islamic Cairo

March 12th 2006
We started our day by going to the Citadel.-which is the big walled complex on top a hill overlooking Cairo with the big Muhammad Ali Mosque (tomorrow we are going to the George Foreman Mosque…lol). It was home to Egypt’s rulers for over 700 years. You have to take off your shoes before entering the mosques, and I was proud not to be one of the women they had to shroud in cloth to cover up t ... read more
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Egyptian Flag The regularity and richness of the annual Nile River flood, coupled with semi-isolation provided by deserts to the east and west, allowed for the development of one of the world's great civilizations. A unified kingdom arose circa 3200 B.C. and a ser... ... read more
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