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!

National_Museum_of_Egyptian_Civilization

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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Sharm El Sheikh | Egypt | The Best Resort Town in the Red Sea

Sharm El Sheikh-Red Sea-Egypt Private Tours

Looking for travel to a resort area?  Head to Sharm El Sheikh.  Sharm El Sheikh is the best resort town in Egypt and the Middle East. Located on the southern tip of the Sinai Peninsula. Sharm is replete with adventure, rural and Egypt ecotourism opportunities.  Not only do foreign tourists enjoy Sharm, but it is…

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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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Saint Bishoy Monastery | Wadi El Natrun | Egypt

Saint Bishoy Monastery in Wadi El Natrun Egypt

As we Americans stop to celebrate the Easter holiday, Coptic Christians in Egypt still celebrate their Easter. During the Lenten season, Coptic Christians take part in “The Great Fast”; in which they fast from all animal products including milk, butter and cheese.  In addition, they spend Holy Week (the time between Palm Sunday and Easter…

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