The Rough Guide to Egypt

Zarafa (Giraffe) Built in 1835 for Egyptian royalty and owned by 1950s film stars, this large dahabiya carries eighteen passengers. Often chartered to foreign tour companies like Vintage Egypt (www.vintage-egypt.com;

The Rough Guide to Egypt

The Rough Guide to Egypt is your indispensable guide to the oldest tourist destination on earth. The introduction highlights 'what not to miss', from jeep or camel safaris in the Western desert to the pyramids and Sphinx at Giza. This fully-updated 7th edition includes expanded coverage of Nile cruises and diving in the Red Sea and Mediterranean, as well as up-to-date coverage of Cairo, with accommodation and restaurants conveniently organised by district. The guide includes brand new "authors picks" section highlighting all the top places to eat, drink and stay to suit every budget and new sections on temples, Islamic architecture and reef flora and fauna. The guide also takes a comprehensive look at Egypt's fascinating history and culture and comes complete with maps and plans for every area. The Rough Guide to Egypt is like having a local friend plan your trip!

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Vintage Egypt
Language: en
Pages: 215
Authors: Alain Blottiere, Alain Blottière
Categories: Photography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Flammarion

A Bugatti at the foot of the Pyramids, a local sailboat transformed into a sumptuous yacht, a few tourists in white suits and Panama hats...these are the images of a voyage in Eygpt under the last kings, Fuad and Farouk, between 1917 and 1952. Writers such as Rudyard Kipling and
Vintage Egypt
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Alain Blottiere
Categories: Photography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-09-01 - Publisher: Rizzoli Publications

As wealthy tourists descended upon Egypt in the early-twentieth-century, a well-heeled jet set emerged in Cairo and Alexandria. Period photographs celebrate the glamour: a Bugatti at the foot of the pyramids, high tea served in jasmine-draped gardens. . .
The Rough Guide to Egypt
Language: en
Pages: 832
Authors: Dan Richardson
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-08-02 - Publisher: Rough Guides UK

The Rough Guide to Egypt is your indispensable guide to the oldest tourist destination on earth. The introduction highlights 'what not to miss', from jeep or camel safaris in the Western desert to the pyramids and Sphinx at Giza. This fully-updated 7th edition includes expanded coverage of Nile cruises and
Vintage Egypt
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: The Journal Shelf
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-12-16 - Publisher:

Vintage Egypt travel poster inspired cover notebook with lined pages
Photo Archives and the Idea of Nation
Language: en
Pages: 354
Authors: Costanza Caraffa, Tiziana Serena
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-01-01 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

The question of the (photographic) construction and representation of national identity is not limited to the ‘long 19th century’, but is a current issue in the post-colonial, post-global, digital world. The essays by international contributors aim at studying the relationship between photographic archives and the idea of nation, yet without