Category Archives: Egypt

A source of water – and of trouble.

The River Nile is the longest river in the world at 6,853  kms (ok, some say the River Amazon is longer). It rises in central Africa and  flows north eventually through Egypt to the Mediterranean Sea.  Yet its source was … Continue reading

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A Taste of Cairo

A tube-ride to Edgware Road is as good as a flight  to the Middle East.  Here  is Little Egypt, Little Lebanon, Little UAE, and more.  In little Bell Street, off Edgware Road,  is  truly Egyptian Restaurant “Ahl Cairo” [People’s Cairo]  … Continue reading

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Eid Mubarack 2015

In celebration of the end of Ramadan, the annual Eid Festival takes place in Trafalgar Square each year.  Saturday 25th July 2015  marked the 10th anniversary. Organised by the Mayor of London, with support from the Embassy of Qatar,  Lebara … Continue reading

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