Cairo

  • 1 Exploring Egypt from the Nile
    The pyramids of Giza, the temple complex of Karnak, the two massive rock temples of Abu Simbel... there are few scenarios as awe-inspiring as those seen from aboard a boat...

  • 2 The might and mystery of ancient Egypt
    The pharaohs were determined to achieve immortality, and, given that they still attract so much attention and can fascinate us so many centuries later, in at least one way, they...

  • 3 On top of the world
    At the top of the Eiffel TowerWho could have predicted that the controversial hulk, designed for the 1889 World Fair, would eventually become the symbol not just of Paris, but...

  • 4 Barack Obama discovers likeness of himself in ancient Egyptian tomb
    Eyeing the slim face and protuberant ears of a hieroglyph in the Egyptian underground tomb, Barack Obama exclaimed: "That looks like me! Look at those ears!". Amused, he called his...