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Gathering Around The Table - Food & Culture in Egypt

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One thing almost every destination in the world shares is an association of food and place. A sudden whiff of epazote or cumin instantly transports me to Mexico and all the memories that go with it. The food of a given country often tells something of the country's history, from ancient trade routes to colonization give and take.  The foo...
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Egypt Guest Review: A Journey Through Time and Civilizations

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Two of our intrepid Wildland travelers recently returned from our " Great Sites of Egypt by Dahabeya ," an in-depth exploration of this mythical country and the most iconic sites. As the seasoned travelers they are, they came back to the US with far more than photos of pyramids and tombs. They fully absorbed what this trip – ult...
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The Best Way to See Egypt - By Dahabeya

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Dahabeyas have been navigating the Nile for centuries, carrying passengers to  Egypt's ancient temples and settlements dotted along the Nile River. Dahabeyas (barge-shaped passenger boats with sails) were the standard for travel up and down the river until the 1870's when the steam boat was introduced. By the 1900's, trains had started to comp...
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Dinner with Dina - An Egyptian Meal Fit for the Pharaohs

Egyptian cuisine at it's finest.
We're all searching for authentic cultural experiences when we travel but there's one particular type of experience that stands out amongst the rest and when you find it you've found the holy grail of travel. Food!  And I'm not talking about a good restaurant, I'm talking a real home-cooked meal made from scratch, with recipes passed down...
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Family Travel Dreams

My family may be a bit unusual for instead of sweet nothings, my son whispers his travel dreams in my ear. The other day he whispered “Egypt”, “Denmark”, "India". I looked at him quizzically. He explained these are countries he wants to visit. Naturally I was curious as to why these disparate places particularly and I learned the answers: Egypt due to a series of fiction books he is reading by Ric Riordan starting with “The Red Pyramid” , Denmark to make a pilgrimage to Lego headquarters, and India because his mom plans trips there. I enjoy introducing my favorite destinations to Benjamin, so I have recruited him to help me lead our  Escorted South India Family Adventure  in April 2014. Come join us! We will be hiking in coffee-covered hills, searching for elephants in a nature reserve, floating on peaceful rivers, looking up at 57-foot statue of a Jain Lord...
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