From the land of pyramids, pharaohs, and papyrus, we bring you a look at Egyptian culture past and present. Grab a cup of mint tea, fire up the hookah, crack open a novel by Naguib Mahfouz, play some songs by Abdel Halim Hafez, or put on a movie starring Omar Sharif and join us while we share recipes, music, jokes, videos, and current events from Egypt.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Blog Hop: Three Things You Didn't Know About Me

1. I was born and grew up in medieval Cairo, Egypt

2. I am from the same district as Naguib Mahfouz, the Egyptian Nobel Laureate for Literature

3. My mother was born in the Bashtek Palace

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  1. Thank you for sharing. What a beautiful palace :)

  2. You should see the inside of that palace, Thom. It's amazing! One of these days, I'll find the time to scan some old photos of it, I'm sure. :-[


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  3. I always wanted to go to Eygpt and see the pyramids and ruins. I am captivated by Egyptian history.

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  4. I can finally say I met someone from Egypt now. Thanks for stopping by my blog. I will definitely take a look into Small World Saturday :)

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