Al-Ahram Weekly Online   4 - 10 May 2006
Issue No. 793
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Into the heart of mystery
Before the intense heat sets in and calls travellers towards the lull of the sea, desert lovers still have a chance to go on the safari of a lifetime. Join Mohamed El-Hebeishy as he discovers Al-Gilf Al-Kebir
Back to basics
Travelling on a shoestring budget doesn't mean your vacation needs to be any less enjoyable. Amira El-Naqeeb went on a fascinating journey to Beer Sweir
The water trail
A day out in Fayoum is enough to minimise urban woes and reinvigorate the spirit, Serene Assir writes
Snap shot
JoinMohamed El-Hebeishy as he embarks on an inward journey to discover another amazing face of Cairo...

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