Al-Ahram Weekly   Al-Ahram Weekly
13 - 19 July 2000
Issue No. 490
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Going the extra mile
Why bury your nose in a book when you can dig your heels in the sand? Rehab Saad talks to a group of students who came to Egypt for some inventive higher learning
My last trip
A student to the "father of Egyptology" and a renowned archaeologist in her own right, Margaret Hackforth-Jones talks to Al-Ahram Weekly about a life of old-school Egyptology
Livin' in a material world
Businessmen worldwide have opted to set up shop in Dubai, hailed as the region's most prosperous commercial hub. This is precisely the reason that prompted Tanya Goudsouzian to visit. Viva consumerism!
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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