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The Greatest Islamic Building 

At the very beginning of Islam’s arrival into Egypt, mosques were established first in what is now Cairo, and then throughout the country, and then throughout the continent of Africa.  

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From the Cape to Fayoum and on to Cairo

My first experience flying on a plane came in 2008 when I was 22 years old. This also happened to be my big move from South Africa to Egypt. I was excited, so it should come as no surprise that I spent the entire eight-hour flight wide awake. 

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Heliopolis: from Desert to Unique Suburb of Cairo

It is hard to imagine that Heliopolis was only desert in the year 1900. Postcards and photos from the beginning of construction in the area show how desolate it was initially. The area quickly grew into one of the world’s most popular holiday destinations, thanks to wise planning and good marketing.

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