Al-Ahram Weekly Online   5 - 11 August 2010
Issue No. 1010
Travel
 
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

From the days of Alexander the Great to the Battle of Alamein, history has played out on the shores of Marsa Matrouh. Today, the North Coast city on the Mediterranean is an ideal escape for anyone who wants to travel. This Mediterranean diamond in the rough has been serenaded in songs and served as the backdrop of legendary love. Sahar El-Bahr remincised, while photographer Sherif Sonbol captured all the eye can behold
Exploring Marsa Matrouh
There's a lot more to Marsa Matrouh than the pristine waters and historic sites, above water and below
The Fox's den
The Rommel Museum is located in the cave which the German military leader hid in the mountains during World War II while plotting his next military move...
Battleground zero
Alamein is the second largest district of Marsa Matrouh Governorate, located 184km east of Marsa Matrouh city...

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