14 - 20 September 2000 Issue No. 499
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875
Bahariya or bust!
A group of daredevil travellers chose to dodge the standard holiday package deal and opt instead for a trek through the Western desert. Cassandra Vivian casts a dry spell
A channel of discovery
Once a heavily-populated Roman settlement at the gateway to Fayoum, the remains of Karanis are now on display at a recently renovated museum. Reham El-Adawi took a trip through time