Al-Ahram Weekly Online   22 - 28 April 2004
Issue No. 687
Heritage
EGYPT 2010 MONDIAL BID
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Living on the edge
From the last days of the Romans to less than two decades ago Siwa was virtually closed to visitors. In the second of a two-part look at the oasis, Jenny Jobbins finds it is not surprising that in the face of recent development the oasis still retains many of its mysteries

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