Posts in the category «Local & Regional» :
Whoa, a very minor quake happened few minutes ago (19:17). My heart dropped for a moment, I remembered October '92. I guess I am seismophobic. It probably lasted around 20 seconds. Till now there is no information at the USGS website. May be it was so mild that it …
Starting from Thursday 28/07 at noon, in the garden of el sakkia (in Zamalek), you can leave anything to express your feelings about what happened in Sharm el-Sheikh and about terrorism. Just put anything you want, a picture, a poem, a candle, flowers...
It will be open for sometime …
Ok, I am starting to recover from my shock. Here are some links related to the Sharm El-Sheikh bombings.
Since this is probably the largest terror attack to hit my home country in my lifetime. I think I have to post something.
My reaction is very different to other attacks, I am avoiding the news, television and other sources of information. On other similar events I would be glued …
- Google Maps - sharm el sheikh
- Google Maps - dahab
- Google Maps - high dam
- Google Maps - aswan dam
- Google Maps - isna barrage
- Google Maps - maidoon pyramid
- Google Maps - Valley of the Kings
- Google Maps - blunted pyramid
- Google Maps - Saint Catherine's Monastery of Mount Sinai, Egypt
Forget the lousy egymaps site. Google maps expanded to include several cities around the world. And by far this is the most detailed satellite imagery available freely for the public. Your loved and hated Cairo in amazing detail probably 1 meter resolution.
Ok, let us do some google sightseeing.
Human rights groups condemn the trafficking and exploitation of kids used as camel jockeys. They lobby hard to stop the use of young children slaves in such a dangerous sport. In 2003, UAE responded by a law that prohibits children under 15 or weighing less than 45 kilograms to take …