The Lost Golden City of 3000 years discovered in Luxor Egypt

The Lost Golden City in Luxor Egypt

I want to tell you about a city that has just recently been unearthed in Egypt. This city, dubbed “The Lost Golden City”, is likely the second most important archaeological find in Egypt after the discovery of Tutankhamen’s tomb of 1922 in Luxor. The leader of this discovery is none other than Egypt’s renowned archaeologist Zahi…

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The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization is now open!

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Millions of people tuned in on April 3, 2021 to witness the Golden Pharaohs’ Parade.  Twenty-two ancient Egyptian pharaohs and royal mummies moved from the Cairo Museum to their new home in the ancient Islamic capital of Egypt—Al-Fustat.  These mummies, along with hundreds of thousands of other artifacts are now on display at the New…

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The 22 Royal Mummies Parade in Cairo Egypt

Mummy King Segenenre Ta Egypt

Today is a spectacular day for an Egyptian Royal Mummy parade.   Why such a parade?  Well, the Egyptian Royal mummies are moving through the streets of Cairo from their current home the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities. They are moving to their new home, the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization (NMEC) .  Paralleling the Nile River…

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The New Grand Egyptian Museum (The GEM) Opening Late 2021

The New Grand Egyptian Museum-The GEM- The Largest Archaeological Museum in the World- Egypt New Museum- The GEM opening 2021

The Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM) will be Opening late 2021, however the project will be completed late 2020. The delay in opening the GEM is due to the Corona Virus Pandemic. Egypt will welcome yet another Jewel of the Nile. The Grand Egyptian Museum, aka the GEM.  Currently, many artifacts await their debuts in the…

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Women in Egypt | Female Traveler | What to wear in Egypt?

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Okay, let’s talk fashion—women’s fashion(clothes to wear in Egypt).  Surely you’ve heard that women in Egypt cover up when they are out and about.  Maybe you’ve heard that their clothing is restrictive, and they only show their eyeballs and their hands.  It could be, that as a woman, female traveler and tourist, you might be…

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American Teachers Making Papyrus at the Egyptian Pyramids

Camels at the Pyramids-Egypt Private Tours

We, a group of American Teachers, took a tour of the Egyptian Pyramids and Sphinx, a camel ride, and learned the process of making papyrus from scratch. Here is how a full day at the pyramids was for American tourists… Majestic…that’s how I would describe the pyramids. You honestly can’t imagine the magnitude of them, until…

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The Hanging Church | Coptic Cairo | Egypt

Tour inside the Hanging Church

The Hanging Church or Saint Virgin Mary’s Coptic Orthodox Church is one of the oldest churches in Cairo, Egypt. It is located in Old Cairo, they built this Basilican-styled church atop a gatehouse of the Babylon Fortress. The name Hanging Church is because its suspended nave over a passageway, so it appears to be hanging in…

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