Al-Ahram Weekly   Al-Ahram Weekly
17 - 23 August 2000
Issue No. 495
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875 Issues navigation Current Issue Previous Issue Back Issues

Upstream on a midsummer night
Looking to escape into a dream, Gamal Nkrumah travelled up the Nile and enjoyed ancient temples and star-lit nights while on a Nile cruise
Tales from a lesser tomb
The decaying tomb of a Saite ruler, containing some of the most exquisite coloured reliefs ever found in Ain-Shams necropolis, is finally being rescued. Nevine El-Aref visited the site
How to get there
If the heat's getting to you, you're probably planning on joining the summer exodus to Egypt's Mediterranean and Red Sea Coasts. Following is the low-down on getting from A to B.

 
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