Monday, July 22, 2013: Mount Sinai Hiking We arise early for a pre-dawn, 2-hour hike to the summit of Mount Sinai, where Moses met with God and received the Ten Commandments. We will watch the sun …
Coptic Orthodox Church of Egypt.. history, music, hymns, creed, popes, saints, feasts, art..
Coptic Orthodox Church of Egypt.. history, music, hymns, creed, popes, saints, feasts, art..
Time Line of Early Christianity--The Lost Gospel of Judas--National Geographic
An ancient Coptic manuscript dating from the third or fourth century, containing the only known surviving copy of the Gospel of Judas, has been restored and authenticated after being lost for nearly 1,700 years.
The Burning Bush
The Monks at St. Catherine's Monastery, following church tradition, believe that this bush is, in fact, the original bush seen by Moses, rather than a later replacement, and anyone entering the chapel is required to remove their shoes, just as Moses was in the biblical account. (Wikipedia). It's hard to see from this angle, but there is a fire extinguisher behind the small plant on the left. These monks do not leave anything to chance. :)
Wadi Natrun, Deir El-Sourian
The Syrian Monastery is a Coptic Orthodox monastery located in Wadi El Natrun (the Nitrian Desert). The exact date of the monastery's foundation is unknown. Most sources seem however to agree that its foundation took place in the sixth century AD. The Syrian Monastery, like the rest of the monasteries in Scetes, was subject to fierce attacks by desert Bedouins and Berbers. The fifth of these attacks, which took place in 817 AD, was particularly disastrous to this monastery. The monastery was…
Marinated Eggplant - Taste of Artisan
Marinated eggplant is an easy to make and delicious dish from Central Asia. Vegan, low carb, gluten free and paleo friendly, this dish can be served as an appetizer, as a side dish, in place of a salad, or just by itself. It’s that good! I am usually the cook in the family, I just...Read More
George Styler is bringing his world ethno style to an international stage. He graduated from the college of textile design and technology management in Belgrade and now holds a diploma in a^ârel design and textile. He first caught the attention of the fashion world with his debut collection Captivity at Fashionclash 2012, Belgrade Fashion Week, and International Fashion Showcase – London Fashion Week 2013. By 2014, George Styler has received 4 awards for his contribution to fashion.. los…
Dans ce village africain peu connu chaque maison est une œuvre d'art
Au Burkina Faso, tout proche de la savane africaine brûlée par le soleil, il existe un petit bijou de culture et d'architecture africaine qui vaut le détour. Il s'appelle Tiébélé, et c'est un petit…
All things Europe
All things Europe - for Europe as it is and we all love it. The never ending journey of beauty. Europe will inspire you! No copyright infringement intended. Blogging since 2010 Buy me a coffee
Easiest Rolled Baklava Recipe - Momsdish
Baklava, baklava, baklava! It’s such an amazingly perfect dessert, but it’s often time consuming to make. I’m so nuts (pun intended!) about baklava that I made a simpler, rolled variation that you can make much quicker.
Russia: The Golden Ring - Smit & Palarczyk
[RUSSIA.GOLDENRING 26.003] ‘Iconostasis door.’ Central door in the 17th century iconostasis of Suzdal’s Nativity Cathedral. Among the icon-painters was Grigory Zinovyev, one of the tsar’s most gifted artists. The iconostasis separates the nave from the sanctuary in an Orthodox church. Photo Mick Palarczyk.
Architect Richard Meier Interview
Fifty years after opening his firm, the celebrated American architect discusses some of his iconic buildings, his influences, and the enduring power of white
Mount Sinai, Egypt
Mt. Sinai in Egypt is the site where the prophet Moses received the Ten Commandments. The monastery of St. Catherine has the Burning Bush.
Church of St Wenceslas for Sazovice/Atelier Šte&..
Photo 6 from Архитектура сегодня - 5's album Church of St Wenceslas for Sazovice/Atelier Šte&.. from 27 August 2017.
Cruising down the Nile with Memphis Tours on the Sonesta St. George - Penny Caravan
The Nile River is the lifeblood of Egypt. 95% of Egypt’s population lives along the Nile, so a Nile River Cruse is the perfect way to experience all that Egypt has to offer. It’s so much fun being able to step off your boat and experience an ancient temple thousands of years old, then jump back on board and sail ... Read More
Saving the World's Largest Bauhaus Settlement—In Israel
Hechal Yehuda Synagogue was built in 1979 by architect Itzhak Toledano. How exactly did the largest collection of International Style buildings come to reside on Tel Aviv's sandy dunes? Micha...
Hamam Mahshi: Rice Stuffed Pigeons طريقة الحمام المحشي بالأرز
Egyptian Rice Stuffed Pigeons طريقة الحمام المحشي بالأرز Egyptian Rice Stuffed Pigeons طريقة الحمام المحشي بالأرز Scroll down for...
#MyEgypt on Instagram: “Some may think this is the Vatican...But guess what? It's Sharm El Sheikh!! This is the beautiful Samaeyeen Cathedral (The Heavenly…”
2,630 Likes, 126 Comments - #MyEgypt (@my.egypt) on Instagram: “Some may think this is the Vatican...But guess what? It's Sharm El Sheikh!! This is the beautiful…”
0061 - The Holy Icon of Panagia Tricherousa – Holy Monastery of Hilandariou Mount Athos.
THE HOLY ICON OF PANAGIA TRIHEROUSA The beautiful Icon of Panagia Tricherousa is kept at the Holy Monastery of Hilandariou on Mount Athos. It is an old Byzantine Icon of Holy Theotokos. The face of Panagia is life like and sweet which conjures emotions in the venerator and leaves you in awe of Her presence. The Icon for reasons of protection and showing of respect is covered with a golden riza on which are attached 5,000 precious stones, donated by centuries of faithful that have venerated…
Top 25 Hotels in the World
Top 25 Hotels in the World - Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards: See the best hotels in the world as determined from ratings by travelers like you.
A Guide to Exploring the Best Places in Zamalek | WhyNotEgypt?
Check out the ultimate guide to Zamalek island. Find out what are the best places in zamalek, where to go, what to see, where to stay & so much more.
Gallery of Apostle Peter and St. Helen the Martyr Chapel / Michail Georgiou - 10
Image 10 of 17 from gallery of Apostle Peter and St. Helen the Martyr Chapel / Michail Georgiou. Photograph by Charis Solomou
SLOVENIA—THE EMERALD COUNTRY
Last year Slovenia witnessed 20 years of independence making it one of the youngest countries on earth. Prior to its independence in 1991, Slovenia was the northern most region of the erstwhile Yug…
My New (Old) Favorite Date Night Restaurant in Austin - So Much Life
Happy Friday!! I’m especially giddy right now because 1) SXSW starts in Austin this week, and I’ll be enjoying that for a few days, and then 2) Nate and I leave for our anniversary trip next week during spring break, so I don’t have to wear myself out with too much SXSW, ha! There are just […]
projet "Les aventures de Nougat" façon Christian Voltz chez Béatrice G: tribune libre - école petite section
auteur: Béatrice G écrire un livre de récits illustrés PROJET : LES AVENTURES DE NOUGAT FAçON CHRISTIAN VOLTZ bonjour à toutes, je vous propose de continuer l'aventure Chritian Voltz avec moi avec pour objectif d'écrire le livre des aventures de la mascotte...
Fasulya Beeda Barda - Egyptian White Bean Salad Recipe - Food.com
Egyptian version of Turkish Piyaz. Cooking and preparation time do not include soaking time overnight! Submitted for Visit Egypt / NAME forum May 2012.
Cinerary alter of Julia Capriola; from the Esquiline graveyard, Rome, Trajanic period (98-117 CE). Julia Capriola is shown reclining on a banqueting couch (lectus) with a pillow behind her left elbow. She holds a cup as if to drink; before her is a small table with food. Her sandals are carelessly tossed beneath the couch, and she luxuriously stretches the toes of her bare foot.
North African Bulghar Stuffed Eggplant
Every time that I see baby eggplant in the grocery store, I feel compelled to buy them. Every time. This isn't such a bad thing, considering that the baby eggplant are my favorite variety (yes, trumping even long, slender Asian eggplant) with their tender, sweet, baby-like flesh. They're as lovely as anything with that thin,…
Egyptian Stuffed Grape Leaves Recipe
This is a traditional Egyptian Stuffed Grape Leaves recipe shared with What's Cooking America by Chef Maha Barsoom. Maha is a personal chef and caterer specializing in Egyptian cooking. Maha travels all over North America and Europe teaching about Egyptian cooking and cuisine. Article by Maha Barsoom, Personal Chef and CatererFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/MahasFineEgyptianCuisine Maha says, “Egyptian stuffed grape leaves are not hard to make - but they take forever to roll, and they are…
Discovering Downtown Cairo: 5 Must See Buildings
Downtown #Cairo is full of hidden gems that are often bypassed by locals and unexplored by tourists – and it’s probably nothing like you’d imagine. #Egypt
St. Pachomius, the father of the spiritual communal monastic life (Cenobitic life) +Feast day May 22+ He was born in Thebes (Luxor) from pagan parents, who forced him to worship idols. He rejected and mocked this worship, then became a monk with St. Balamon (Palaemon). The angel of the Lord appeared to him and commanded him to establish a communal and holy monastic life. He built many monasteries and established for the monks a system of manual labor, the times of prayers, and eating
SCRIPTS OF AFRICA - Native Writing Systems of Africa
hieroglyphics for K presentation...print a copy for each student and have them cut out the pictures to spell their names.
Website | Twitter | Facebook The Holy Monastery of St. Nicholas Anapausas (front), one of the six monasteries in Meteora. Hope you have a good day, my friends! See the details in LARGE.
Savory Beef Phyllo Pie (Egyptian Goulash)
My goulash recipe is not your mom’s recipe – that is, if your mom is Egyptian. In Egypt, goulash is made with lightly spiced ground beef nestled between layers of crispy phyllo. My fill…
The Ultimate Trip to Sharm El Sheikh |
Poised on the edge of an ‘aqua oasis’, the 35-hectare Hyatt Regency Sharm el Sheikh Resort is embraced by the spectacular land and seascapes of Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, adjacent to Na’ama Bay
Philip Johnson’s Peace Chapel: Radius Track
Brought to you by: Realizing the architect's final project using advanced fabrication techniques Johnson may have never known. Philip Johnson completed the design for the Interfaith Peace Chapel in Dallas just before his death in 2005. Working with Johnson’s firm Philip Johnson/Alan Ritchie Architects and architect
Top 5 Astonishing Experiences on a Nile Voyage
Taking a Voyage on the Nile has been the best approach to explore Egypt, for quite a long time, explorers have cruised one of the world’s longest rivers, discovering the amazing sights of Nil…