Category: Contemporary

Crossing the Nile by Ferry in Luxor

Crossing the Nile by Ferry

The article was written by Polish archaeologist Kamil Zachert, first appearing in Polish on the Polski Egipcjanin travel & lifestyle blog. Getting to the other side of the Nile in Luxor should not be...

Al-Azhar Park

Al-Azhar park is a marvel of modern urban rejuvenation projects, and serves as an idealized Egyptian paradise. Its bubbling fountains, flowing waterways, open boulevards and squares of polished stone in the geometric Islamic style...

Tahrir Square

Tahrir Square, or “Liberation Square” has taken on many new meanings since the 2011 revolution that ousted Egypt’s President of 30 years, Hosni Mubarak. Similarly, in the summer of 2013, protests against Islamist President...

Ramses Station

For several decades now, Cairo has been experiencing a series of public revitalization projects, from the construction of Al-Azhar park, works on the East bank corniche, the ongoing construction of the Grand Egyptian Museum...