Saladin Citadel, Mohammed Ali Mosque, Egyptian Museum and Khan el-Khalili Bazaar, Cairo January 18th 2013 The air quality in Cairo is dreadful with a pall of smog hanging over the entire city. This morning it was even worse than yesterday - we could not even see the pyramids on the way to breakfast!!
Amal (it's Amal rather than Ammar) met us this morning at the hotel and loaded us into the minibus and sent us off with the driver to meet Shereen at the citadel. On our way to the citadel we crossed ... read more
Africa » Egypt 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