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person with a 3 night stay
Abo Nawas Resort
Marsa Alam, Red Sea,
Abo Nawas is a 4 star world class resort with 160 rooms
and suites, all of them overlooking the magnificent crystal
clear Red Sea (a Nature Preserved area).
The resort was built in a authentic
Nubian & Arabic design with its dome ceilings and
stone archways to allow you the feeling you have gone
back in time to a far away land.
Abo Nawas Resort
is in a pristine area in Marsa Alam, Egypt close to all
the special dive sites, with its exclusive 300 meter
private beach and its well preserved offshore reefs.
Enjoy the panaramic views of the
area, view the beautiful sunrise from the sea or the
incredible sight of sunset on the beautiful dessert
platos and mountains.
You can choose between
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(02) 012 243 9950 /51/52/53/54
Fax: (065) 444
Where does Halloween come from?
modern celebration of Halloween is a descendent of the ancient
Celtic fire festival called "Samhain" meaning All Hallowtide
and the close of harvest and the initiation of the winter
Why was the end of summer
The end of summer was significant
because it meant the time of year when the cattle were brought
down from the summer pastures in the hills and the people were
gathered into the houses for the long winter nights of
story-telling and handicrafts.
What does it have to
do with a festival of the dead?
The Celts believed
that when people died, they went to a land of eternal youth
and happiness. The dead were sometimes believed to be dwelling
with the Fairy Folk, who lived in the numerous mounds that
dotted the countryside. Samhain was the new year and was seen
as a magical time. It was also the time when the "veil between
the worlds" was at its thinnest, and the living could
communicate with their beloved dead.
What about the
aspects of "evil" that we associate with the night
The Celts did not have demons and devils in
their belief system. The fairies, however, were often
considered hostile and dangerous to humans because they were
seen as being resentful of men taking over their lands. On
this night, they would sometimes trick humans into becoming
lost in the fairy mounds, where they would be trapped forever.
What is "trick or treat"?
course of these celebrations, many of the people would imitate
the fairies and go from house to house begging for treats.
Failure to supply the treats would usually result in practical
jokes being visited on the owner of the house. Since the
fairies were abroad on this night, an offering of food or milk
was frequently left for them on the steps of the house, so the
homeowner could gain the blessings of the "good folk" for the
Ancient Egyptian Treasures on Show in Shanghai
The world's largest exhibition of ancient
Egyptian treasures opened in the city of Shanghai last
Saturday. The display includes the first appearance in China
of Akhnaten, King of Egypt 3,500 years ago. The 143 items in
the show give an insight into life in Egypt 2,000 to 4,000
Worth 260 million US dollars, the
treasures include the Bust of Akhnaten, the Statuette of the
Cobra Goddess, the Relief of Ramses II Smiting the Enemies and
the Pyramidion of Ptahenia. The oldest item dates back 5,000
years and the latest come from the Ptolemy Dynasty, which
began in 400 B.C.
The treasures will stay in Shanghai for a
month and then go on show in Beijing.
Halloween at the
The LitClub Invites you to
Halloween at the Howard, an open-mic night of Edgar
Allan Poe and other readings (you can bring your own, the
scarier the better) taking place on Thursday 30th October at
6.30pm, at Howard Theatre, Main Campus. For further
information contact the Department of English and Comparative
Literature, The American
University in Cairo, or send an
email to LitClub@aucegypt.edu.
Obligatory Direction - Exhibition
Cordoba Exhibition Hall, Cairo, has the pleasure of
inviting you to attend the opening of "Obligatory Direction"
photography exhibition. Among the artists: Ahmed Ismael, Ahmed
Kamel, Heba Rafea Maged Shaban, Nihal Farouk, Osama Dawod,
Tarek Hefny, Yehia Ismail. The art exhibition (Photography)
will be taking place at 3A Degla Street, Mohandessen. For more
information please call 010 525 3400. The exhibition will go
on until the 11thNovember, open daily from 10am to 10pm except
In the Middle East food is far from
being “fashionably trendy” but somewhat retains the
ancestral heritage of its people. Custom is at the root
of these traditions, and the food they eat is no
For Arabs, hospitality is among the
most highly admired of virtues and lies at the heart of
who they are. How well one treats his guests is a direct
measurement of what kind of person he or she is. It is
common practice whilst preparing food to allow for an
extra portion in order to cater for the unexpected
guest. When a meal is over, there should always be a
good portion of food left over otherwise one might think
that a guest had not been fully satisfied.
People entertain warmly and joyously and to
persuade a guest to stay for an extra meal is considered
a precious honour. Guests visiting your house for the
first time would normally bring along a gift for the
host and it is good manners to open this in their
presence. If it happens to be confectionary the host
would offer it to all guests.
No meal will be
complete without the traditional Arabic Coffee. This is
served freshly brewed shortly before the guests depart.
(use espresso coffee cup when
4 heaped teaspoons Arabic
A pinch of ground cardamom
In a long handled coffee pot
(Dallah or Ibrik) measure the exact quantity of water
you intend to drink in one of the cups you will use (4
full measures for 4 cups). Now add the coffee and
cardamom (do not stir) and place on high heat for 3
minutes stirring half way through. As coffee begins to
rise, just before it boils, remove from heat. When
foaming diminishes, return to heat, as it starts to boil
remove and serve immediately.
|Car for Sale - BMW 530i, 1988 (new model
"1990"), full option, tax free car, technical and
optical in a very good condition, 4500 Euro. Please
contact : Chris 012 380 1551 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Car for Sale - Chevrolet Blazer - 1975 Build -
Reconditioned Engine & Gearbox - Engine 1986 - V8 -
Model 305 - 5 Litre. 25.000 LE. For more information
please contact: Roberta 012 2223573 or email@example.com|
Apartment for Sale in Abu Tig Marina (front line), El Gouna.
For more information please contact: Roberta 012 2223573
|Kittens for FREE. 4 beautiful red kittens - one
month old - two girls, two boys - are looking for a
home. Please contact 012 444 3652. |
|Shop for rent. Situated opposite Sultan Beach
Hotel, Hurghada. 22 square metres. Fully furnished.
Reasonable monthly rent. Please contact: 010 520
Villa for rent. Located in Old Vic, Hurghada. Next to
Marriott Hotel with private beach. Three bedroom, three
bathroom, kitchen, balcony overlooking the sea, living
room and sattelite television. Fully furnished with A/C.
Beach 20m away from terrace. Long and short term rental.
Please contact: Tamim M. Kaddah 010 140 2878, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Apartment for rent - two bedrooms, two bathrooms,
American-style kitchen , livingroom, private roof
terrace, air-conditioning and a lot more. Location - EL
GOUNA, Abu Tig New Marina Town. For long-term rent.
Please contact: Gamal Nassif email@example.com|
Native French speaking PADI
Instructor wanted for small but busy
dive center in Hurghada. Good conditions offferd and
friendly working environment. Please
contact: Mark or Andy, Gulf Divers 012 221
|Cleaner wanted to work part-time, 6 days a
week. If you can recommend someone please call :
Hurghada 447 309 |
|Looking for a FOOTBALL-TRAINER !!! We are 10
international boys between 6 and 10 years of age who
play football once a week. Is there anybody in Hurghada
who loves to play football and would like to coach us,
show us some tricks, tell us the rules and have fun with
us on the football court? We all speak English and
Arabic and we are very enthusiastic about learning great
football. Please call 444925 or 012 224
|Looking for a Music teacher.
Samir (7 years) and Junis (almost 5 years)
are looking for someone nice who loves music and kids.
We would love to learn drums and/or guitar once a week.
Just call our mum Kiki: 444925 or 012 224
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