Red Sea Newsletter
23rd August 2004
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WE LIKE TO TAKE CARE OF YOUR DIVING EQUIPMENT
Mares exclusive distributor in Egypt
Mall 8 - Naama bay - Sharm El Sheikh - South Sinai - Egypt
phone/fax: 069 603103 - mobile: 012 3399334
Called khite in Arabic and fatlah in Egyptian, it's a less common method in the West for removing hair at the root, used primarily on facial hair. Rows of stray hairs are yanked out with twists of cotton thread.
The practitioner holds one end of the cotton thread in his or her teeth and the other in the left hand. The middle is looped through the index and middle fingers of the right hand. The practitioner then uses the loop to trap a series of unwanted hairs and pull them from the skin. There are also devices made that can hold the thread during the procedure.
The advantages of removing hair by this method are, it is inexpensive, fast, neat and considered less painful than plucking for many. Good for eyebrows and facial hair. Like plucking, results can last up to two to four weeks.
The disadvantages include it being hard to find a professional practitioner outside large cities. It can be painful and cause itching afterwards. Side effects can include folliculitis, a bacterial infection in the hair follicles, skin reddening or puffiness, and changes in skin pigment.
The history of threading is not clear, with some claiming it began in Turkey. Threading hair is so basic to women in the Middle East and India that it can be compared to girls learning to braid each other's hair as children. Traditionally, threading is used on the entire face, including upper lip, chin, eyebrows, sideburns and cheeks.
Egypt Air has announced a L.E. 5 million call center project to improve its customer’s service operations. According to Mr. Mohamed Mounir, head of Egypt Air Commercial Division, the center is located at the company administrative complex, at Cairo Airport, and occupies 500 M2 office space. He added the center would be equipped with most modern communication facilities, operated by highly trained staff. It is scheduled for inauguration in September 2004.
Excerpt Al Ahram
Mall 8 - Sharm El Sheikh
NEW this year: DIVEX will market MOBBY's Dry Suits exclusively in Egypt. Starting from September 2004, in time for the winter season, DIVEX will launch its amazing promotional offers to all Diving professionals
|For more details, please don't hesitate to contact the DIVEX staff
in El Gouna
The 7th Anniversary Program in The Club House
Tuesday August 24th:
Beach BBQ with Live Music: DJ'N'SAX
DJ Ramsi of Sundial lays down the groove with his discs & dials for Nour to do his Saxaphon Thing!!...an absolutely superp performance
Thursday August 26th:
20:00 Cocktail Party (invitations only!)
21:30 Live Music with VYBE
Arrangements of Pop & Rock favorites like you've never heard before. Don't miss it!
Friday August 27th
Pool Party from Noon til Sunset with DJ Momo
spinning those beach tunes ...
Children's entertainment with games, arts & crafts & face painting.
Saturday August 28th
Pool Party +2 With More of DJ Momo
more for the kids Plus...Kids Olympics!
Sunday August 29th
Volleyball Tournement Finals
|Sponsored by Sakara
Things for families to do in Cairo
|Jacob's Island - In Giza
3 El Bahr El Aazam St Cairo,
Phone: +20 2 571 8675
(summer phone: +20 2 571 8675)
Open Hours: 9am-5pm daily (winter); 9am-9pm
Accessible only by boat, this private tourist project on an island in the Nile south of the Giza Bridge attempts to simulate life and work in ancient Egypt.
1 Salah Salem Street
Old Cairo Fostat area, Cairo,
Phone: +20 2 364 0430
Open Hours: 6pm-1am daily.
This is a fantastic theme park, which offers slides, merry-go-rounds, a flying carpet, carousels, cable cars, shooting, a haunted house and much, much more..
|Sayyed Zeinab Cultural Park
Off Port Said Street, Cairo,
Phone: +20 2 391 5220
Open Hours: 10am-5pm Mon-Thu & Sat & Sun
This fantastically-designed park provides a huge area in which children can roam, run and explore its village and structures. There is also a computer section and a painting department .
Gabalaya Park and Aquarium
Between Om Kalthoum Street and Hassan Sabri Street Zamalek Cairo,
Open Hours: 9am-3.30pm daily.
This is a wonderful little park in the heart of Zamalek, just minutes away from the downtown area. It's a great place to take the kids as the park is pleasant and the aquarium is interesting.
Dream Park In Maadi
6th of October City, Cairo,
Phone: +20 11 400 887
This fantastic 150-acre theme park is one of the largest recreational facilities in the Middle East. There is certainly plenty to do with three areas for children, teenagers and families.
Fustat Garden (Al)
Salah Salem Street
Next to Cairo Land, Cairo,
Phone: +20 2 363 9229
Open Hours: 11am-midnight daily
This delightful theme park has vast green areas and a variety of games including slides and carousels. Thanks to its low price admission Al-Fustat Garden is a favourite spot for families during weekends.
Canon Optura, Mini DV (very small and
easy to handle), American NTSC system.
Amphibico Explorer (one of the best
brands in the world), Model MV 1 (exactly
the same size of the camera), goes to
99 meters max depth. Accessories:
2 Power supply chargers, 2 remote controls
for the camera, 3 batteries, extra O-ring
for housing. Carrying
Case: Pelican Case 1600, protective,
shock proof, water and pressure proof,
very robust. Carries all the above plus
the digital still camera included in
this offer. Digital
Still Camera: FujiFilm FinePix
A201, 2.0 Mega Pixels with small carrying
case, included are 2 memory cards 16MB
and 32 MB.
The total for the above package U.S.$2,500.
They all have been used no more than
10 times and are less than 3 years old.
Please contact Omar El-Naggar. Mobile:
010-105-0545 or Work: (202) 705-7044
10am-8pm Sun-Wed, Thur 10am-6pm and
Fri & Sat closed. Cairo Resident.
Rover for sale.
Beautiful black, 1986, Range Rover 3.5
V8 with leather interior, full option
including AC, electric windows, power
steering. For more information call:
012 311 3434 (El Gouna)
(upper floor) in Kafr El Gouna, El Gouna
resort. Two bedrooms, 1 full bathroom,
1 guest bathroom, open kitchen, large
reception, balcony. Overlooks the sea
and Club House. Including A/Cs and possibly
almost new furniture. Please call: 010
speaking sales person
wanted (male or female, any nationality)
to work in a tourist gift shop. Telephone
: 010 520 8368. Hurghada.
boat or glass boat
wanted to buy, around 7 meters in length,
with or without engine. Please contact
wanted urgently to rent in Sakala, Hurghada.
Minimum 2 bedrooms, fully furnished
& phone connection. Please email
- local or international - for The Club
House, El Gouna. For more information,
please call 012 311 3434 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Dive Club, Sharm El Sheikh, is looking
for an Assistant
Operations Manager to join our
experienced management staff. The successful
candidate must be:
• A native German speaker fluent
in English. Other languages an advantage.
• An experienced & renewed
PADI instructor with at least 300 certifications
• Highly motivated with a commitment
to customer service
• A skilled communicator with
exceptional organizational skills
• Available for a minimum of three
Management experience preferred but
not essential. Work experience in the
Red Sea an advantage. Salary Package
on application. Applications with C.V.&
Photo to email@example.com
or by fax +20 69 600 601
El Gouna, is looking for a female
from overseas who can speak &
read English or an Egyptian English
Teacher. For an appointment please
call: 012 393 4407 or 065 549702/03
- Home in El Gouna.
Looking to purchase or
rent a villa/house in El Gouna. Furnished
or unfurnished. Please contact: Wendy
012 243 9945
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