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Egypt in all its glory

21. September 2010

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Egypt in all its glory
Egypt is officially the Arab republic of Egypt. This country is primarily in the north of Africa, the Sinai Peninsula. There is a land bridge which is located in Southeast Asia. Egypt seems to be a transcontinental country. It is also considered to be the main power in the whole of North Africa, the Mediterranean region and the northern side of Africa. It covers an area of about one million square kilometers. The country is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea, which lies to the north, the Gaza strip that lies to the south and Israel which lies to the northeast of this country. The red sea lies to the east and Sudan lies to the south. Libya lies to the west. When you go around the Mediterranean perimeter you are sure to find a lot of sand, which means, there are quite a bit of tourists there.  [...]

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History and architecture in Tangier morocco

9. September 2010

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History and architecture in Tangier morocco
It is truly a beautiful sight when the sunlight goes into a state passive decadence and dusk is what the evening is all about, in a city as beautiful as tangier.  You will find many tiny groups of locals and even expats sipping on mint flavored black tea, and even some who take their socializing habits to the top of the hotel Nord Pinus.  There is a beautifully styled guest house which lies in the Kasbah. The doorways are filled with the slight gush of gentle sea breeze that just makes its way though the large arches and are filled with decorated Moroccan pillows and other articles of embroidery and modern Moroccan photography which is pretty much like contemporary styled photography with Moroccan influence in terms of location and subject. All this gives tangier an elegant air of exclusivity.  [...]

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The festival of the oasis- Tunisia

26. August 2010

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The festival of the oasis- Tunisia
The ever looked forward to  Camel races which is held quite close to heart amongst the Tunisian , the many camel races that are conducted here are one if the main highlights and is also one of the most commonly Bedouin events here in this region. Considering that camels aren’t really fast; you can see them galloping across the desert in a unique, clumsy fashion. This makes for quite a humorous sight. The Bedouins live in circular tents which are spread out and circular. These tents are erected in the desert region which lies to the outskirts of the town. Here the music is also quite applaudable. Also, the local food here is amazing. Dancing and making merry, is almost included in their regular culture  and is also what makes the beautiful and warm  and fun loving land of Tunisia  so  [...]

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Raw and upcoming art in Morocco

12. August 2010

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Raw and upcoming art in Morocco
The transformation from the earlier form of Casablanca til the new one is the brainchild of thee Mayor of Casablanca, Mohamed Sajid. This man, warded off many eager commercial developers .The mayo, also then went ahead and placed the entire two hundred and fifteen thousand square foot complex in the hands of Casamemoire. This apparently is a non profit architectural preservation society. This was done with the help of the city very proactive and mature art community. This apparently was the mayors way of saying the cultural community is Casablanca is also quite important. Across the last few years many art galleries opened all across the city. The Casablanca Boulevard here is almost two years old. . The owner of the gallery, Aziz Daki is now the co owner and an art historian himself. The city  [...]

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Imilchil betrothal fair and trekking the high atlas in morocco

1. August 2010

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Imilchil betrothal fair and trekking the high atlas in morocco
Among the remote villages in the Atlas Mountains, the Berber tribes are known to have ancient customs and traditions that they’ve been following from their ancestors. The most emblematical ritual here is the Imilchil betrothal ceremony which is held at the annual Imilchil fair. After spending a good amount of time in the hot summer mountains m the Imilchil clans along with their neighboring clans as well come back to the beautiful plain of Imilchil almost every September and settle in to prepare themselves through the winter. This place turns into a complete marriage mart and there is a much awaited gathering ceremony that happens here.  A lot of singles come to find their ideal partners and to be found by others. . The men here dress up in their traditional wear completely equipped with  [...]

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Aswan and the Cataract hotel, Egypt

22. July 2010

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Aswan and the Cataract hotel, Egypt
Aswan is a city is the south of Egypt and it is the capital of the Aswan governorate. Aswan ha a busy market atmosphere with a big tourist center. The city sued to be smaller but now it has been expanded. The city includes the previously separated community from the elephantine island. Most of the Nubian settlement people who have settled here; do not even roof their houses, because there is almost no rainfall. The city of Aswan used to be called swenet. This is a frontier town that was in the south of ancient Egypt.  Swenet got its name from the goddess that was patron to the city.  The name is also said to have been kept because it could be an Egyptian word and symbol for ‘trade’. The place was also famous because navigation was possible from here to the delta without encountering  [...]

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