Al-Ahram Weekly Online   29 December 2005 - 4 January 2006
Issue No. 775
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Buried alive
Under the Safaga sand, Rasha Sadek is physically and spiritually cleansed right to her bones
This oasis is no mirage
If you want to treat your body and soul, Siwa is the place. Follow Shari Blauer to this fascinating oasis for natural healing
Cruising the river
On a recent boat trip between Luxor and Aswan in Upper Egypt, Mursi Saad El-Din remembers when the Nile was the top attraction for travellers, especially the British
Snap shots
Located in the deep south of Cairo (or Egypt), Shalateen represents one of the still standing strongholds of Egyptian- Sudanese trading...
All this and more
British Airways is going places next year. Rehab Saad discovers where

Previous travel supplements (2005)

October - November



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April - May

March -April

February- March



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