Beautiful Egypt by Omar Shaalan, Egypt

Everyone had heard about tourism destinations in Egypt, but not everyone knows that a city in Egypt called Luxor contains 1/3 rd of the world's monuments. There are also so many touristic destination that can easily compete with the best beaches in the world.  You may not even believe the things there are in Egypt. … Continue reading Beautiful Egypt by Omar Shaalan, Egypt

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What happened on December 31st, 2005 by Adam Ahmed, Sudan

It was a cold evening in Mustafa Mahmoud Square, in the middle of Cairo, Egypt. I was sitting among almost 3,000 asylum seekers from Sudan and South Sudan; we were there for a sit-in against the United Nation Commission for Refugee’s (UNHCR) new policy toward Sudanese and South Sudanese refugees in Egypt. The square is … Continue reading What happened on December 31st, 2005 by Adam Ahmed, Sudan

The Modern Exodus by Miriam Yosef, Germany

Moses led his people through the desert on the journey to the Holy Land. Those who are coming today don't have a leader and are not coming for religious reasons: they are mostly Sudanese, Ethiopians and Eritreans who escaped their homeland because of war, poverty and violence. They regard Israel as a safe destination. However, … Continue reading The Modern Exodus by Miriam Yosef, Germany

Blue Lagoon, Dahab by Yousra Serry, Egypt – photo essay –

Blue Lagoon, Dahab; or as some people prefer to call it "Egypt's secret getaway" as it was one of the few places untouched by tourism (not anymore though) that remains one of the most relaxing, simple, and gorgeous places in Egypt. An hour or so north of Dahab so you can visit by camel or … Continue reading Blue Lagoon, Dahab by Yousra Serry, Egypt – photo essay –

Mount Sinai/Gabal Moussa by Yousra Serry, Egypt – photo essay –

Mount Sinai, or Gabal Mousa, as we say in Egypt, is the place where it's believed Mousa/Moshe/Moses received the ten commandments from God. It's around a 3 to 4 hours climb and takes it takes between 2 to 3 hours to come back down ( depending on your pace and the strength you have left). … Continue reading Mount Sinai/Gabal Moussa by Yousra Serry, Egypt – photo essay –