Posts Tagged: "Fayoum"

Listening to the voice of the desert

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Listening to the voice of the desert March 30, 2018 I love deserts almost as much as I love oceans. That is one of the reasons I keep traveling to Egypt. The unique mix of faraonic culture, the magical Red Sea and vaste deserts keeps calling me. There is so...

Exploring the el-Fayoum Oasis in Lower Egypt

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Exploring the el-Fayoum Oasis in lower Egypt Febrauary 16, 2018 The Fayoum Oasis is Egypt’s largest oasis. El-Fayoum is situated about a hunderd kilometers southwest of Cairo. This agricultural area has been called the ‘garden of Egypt’ for centuries. Although el-Fayoum has several archaeological sites, it’s best known for the...