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Post by Connie Tindale » Mon Aug 08, 2005 11:54 am

We need to rebuild the useful websites page. Please add any that you can think of here.



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Post by Jane Akshar » Mon Aug 08, 2005 2:19 pm

I kept my list which has cheap flights, trains, ramadam timings, currency convertors, weather just about everything.

Cairo
http://www.casualcairodetours.pryamids.com Customized excursions around Cairo and beyond
http://www.cairohash.com Drinking club with a running problem - mostly for expats, but Egyptians sometimes fit in well.
http://www.sitestogo.biz/home/jessy Local Tours and Guides
http://home.worldnet.att.net/~A_Bridge_ ... ravel.html A guide for newbies to Cairo
http://www.endurance-egypt.org distance riding in the Cairo area
http://www.yallabina.com whats on site for Cairo and Alex
http://ce.eng.usf.edu/pharos/cairo/Gallery/map.Map for Cairo suburbs
http://www.cairolocator.com/cairolocato ... ocator.htm
http://www.nileview.com/ Bed and Breakfast in Cairo Egyptian/Scottish run

Luxor
http://www.sunshine-international.co.uk/ Orphanage in Luxor
http://www.luxor4u.com for Luxor
http://www.luxor-airport.com/ Luxor Airport
http://www.el-gezira.com/hotele.htm El Gezera Hotel
http://www.tutegypt.com Custom tours in Luxor and throughout Egypt


News
http://www.cairotimes.com/ Cairo Times
http://english.aljazeera.net/HomePage Arabic News Station
http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/ Al-Ahram Weekly, newspaper in English, politics, travel etc.

Tourism

http://www.egyptforall.com/index.htm Tourism site for Handicapped travellers
http://www.egyptoffroad.com/index1.html Desert safari guided trips with an EXCELLENT host!
http://www.xe.com/ucc/ Currency Converter
http://www.sound-light.egypt.com/kar.htm Sound and Light Shows in Egypt

Trains, Planes and Automobiles
http://www.seat61.com/Egypt.htm train timetable for Egypt
http://www.charterflights.co.uk/flights/egypt/luxor/ Great deals on charter flights
http://www.thomson-holidays.com fly from Birmingham, Gatwick and Manchester to Luxor on Wednesdays. Prices from the 3 airports vary.
http://www.budgettravel.ie Direct flights from Ireland to Egypt between May and Sept. only.
http://www.cheapflights.co.uk/flights/Cairo/Dublin from Dublin to Cairo
http://www.opodo.co.uk flights from Dublin to Cairo
http://www.ebookers.ie for flights from Dublin to Cairo
http://www.airfrance.com flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Cairo
http://www.aerlingus.com flights from Cork and Dublin to Paris Charles de Gaulle for as little as €9 each way + taxes if booked well in advance
http://www.ebookers.com can have really good deals depending on dates
http://www.bargainholidays.com offers good deals on flights from London to Luxor and Cairo
http://www.justtheflight.co.uk for flights from London to all airports in Egypt


Red Sea
http://www.goredsea.com/
http://www.elgouna.com resort in Egypt:

History
http://www.osirisnet.net/ really good Ancient History site in English, French and German

Islam
http://www.jelbab.com/ to understand muslima way of dressing

Holidays, Weather
http://moonsighting.com/ramadan.html dates of Ramadam and Eid
http://www.wunderground.com/global/stations/62405.html Weather in Luxor
http://www.ameinfo.com/egypt/ public holidays THIS year etc., also for other Middle East countries

Living in Egypt
http://www.140online.com Phone directory
http://www.telecomegypt.com.eg/english/ Check your telephone bill online
http://www.alphapin.com prepaid phone services,
http://viapin.com/ - buy phone cards on internet

http://www.cars.com.eg Used cars in Egypt.
http://www.mylapis.com flower and plants site in Egypt

http://www.britishembassy.gov.uk/servle ... 5721967477 The lawyers list from the British Embassy
http://www.emigration.gov.eg A Website dedicated to ( Egyptians Abroad - Job Seekers - Employers - Potential Migrants ). It contains valuable information about Western Countries and how to integrate in it in addition to, the information, an Egyptian may need in order to travel.
http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/fac ... nt/eg.html About getting to know the country: Overview of geography, economy, politics etc.
http://www.wayout.net/docs/hotspot.asp WIRELESS hotspots in Egypt (mostly Cairo, but also promise for Alex., Sharm etc.)
http://www.expedia.com/pub/agent.dll?qscr=mmfn Map for finding most locations in Egypt
http://www.mfa.gov.eg/english/news/default.aspx?ph=5 Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Marriage
http://www.marriedtoanarab.com Advice about cross-cultural marriages
http://www.unesco.org/webworld/peace_li ... EN/105.HTM Advice about Islamic marriages
http://www.geocities.com/jwassenberg/es ... rriage.htm Marriage and Islam
http://www.weddingegypt.com/default.asp Tons of addresses, links, email addresses for businesses in Egypt who deal with Wedding Services.
http://www.hollandemb.org.eg/english/ma ... ivorce.htm Orientation in questions of marriage procedures and documents

Egyptian Interest Sites and Forums
http://www.egyptinsight.com/ Egypt online magazine
http://www.lexicorient.com about planning a trip
Jane Akshar - mad about egyptology -sane otherwise ....... I think

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Post by Connie Tindale » Mon Aug 08, 2005 2:37 pm

Many thanks

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Post by Countessa » Sat Nov 26, 2005 2:00 pm

Wow Jane..that's such a comprehensive list - thanks for that!!

My own small contributions are:
www.virtualtourist.com
www.egypttoday.com
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Post by _H_a_b_i_b_t_i_ » Sat Dec 17, 2005 7:31 pm

did anyone aDD

www.kv5.com

one of my favs!!!
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sites !

Post by fenix » Fri Mar 03, 2006 8:11 pm

Eat, Drink and be happy, caus tomorrow we might not be.... (Imhotep)

Forgive my English.....I am Dutch !!! :)

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But first !!!

Post by fenix » Fri Mar 03, 2006 8:14 pm

Have a look at....

http://www.guardians.net/hawass/

A new tomb explored !!!

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Post by fenix » Thu Mar 16, 2006 10:38 pm

Now... i have had once a link to a site with 3 dimensional maps of the tombs in the vok.
But i lost it....
And cant find it anymore....
Has anybody an idea ?

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Post by Connie Tindale » Thu Mar 16, 2006 11:51 pm

Is that the Theban Mapping Project or are they just flat projections.

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Post by fenix » Fri Mar 17, 2006 7:23 am

That's a good one to.... but not the one i am looking for...

The one I'm looking has 3D overview of the 'interior' of the tombs and mountains where they are positioned.

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Post by Connie Tindale » Mon Apr 10, 2006 11:22 am

I compiling a comprehensive list of websites for the L4u main site.

Sara_A has added some Islamic sites for me


http://www.islam-guide.com/

http://www.discover.islamway.com/

http://www.islamway.com

http://www.islamicity.com/

http;://www.muttaqun.com

http://www.muslimsister.com/ (my own site which need working on)

A great clothing site which sells modest clothing more aimed at the western Muslimah:
http://www.shukr.co.uk/

Can you list some more for me. I amparticularly looking for sites about Egypt's History.

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Post by Connie Tindale » Mon Apr 10, 2006 12:21 pm

these are the ones that seem to work OK

Luxor

Charities in Luxor
http://www.sunshine-international.org.uk - Orphanage in Luxor
http://www.ace-egypt.org.uk/ - Animal Care Egypt
http://www.Luxor4care.org

Newspapers
http://www.cairotimes.com/ Cairo Times
http://english.aljazeera.net/HomePage Arabic News Station
http://weekly.ahram.org.eg/ Al-Ahram Weekly, newspaper in English.
http://www.egypttoday.com
http://www.egyptinsight.com/
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Tourism
http://www.sound-light.egypt.com/kar.htm Sound and Light Shows in Egypt
http://www.museum.gov.eg the web site of Cairo Egyptian museum

Luxor – trains and planes
http://www.luxor-airport.com/ Luxor AirportNews
http://www.seat61.com/Egypt.htm train timetable for Egypt


Charter Flights to Luxor
http://www.charterflights.co.uk/flights/egypt/luxor/
http://www.thomson-holidays.com.
http://www.cheapflights.co.uk/flights
http://www.ebookers.com
http://www.bargainholidays.com
http://www.justtheflight.co.uk
http://www.travelsupermarket.co.uk

Egyptian History
http://www.osirisnet.net/
http://www.thebanmappingproject.com/
http://www.nemo.nu/ibisportal/0egyptint ... /index.htm
http://www.crystalinks.com/egypt.html
http://www.eternalegypt.org/EternalEgyp ... omeServlet
http://www.guardians.net/hawass/
http://www.kv5.com
http://www.glyphdoctors.com/


Islam
http://www.islam-guide.com/
http://www.discover.islamway.com/
http://www.islamway.com
http://www.islamicity.com
http://www.muttaqun.com
http://www.muslimsister.com
http://www.jelbab.com/ to understand muslima way of dressing
http://www.shukr.co.uk/ clothing site which sells modest clothing aimed at the western Muslimah:

Weather
http://www.wunderground.com/global/stations/62405.html Weather in Luxor
http://www.ameinfo.com/egypt/ public holidays THIS year etc.,

Living in Egypt
http://www.xe.com/ucc/ - currency converter
http://www.140online.com Phone directory
http://www.telecomegypt.com.eg/english/ Check your telephone bill online
http://www.egypty.com about Egypt life,work,tourism.....)
http://www.africanet.com/africanet/coun ... t/home.htm
http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/fac ... nt/eg.html
http://www.eternalegypt.co.uk/
http://www.egypt.gov.eg/english/

Embassies
http://www.britishembassy.gov.uk//Egypt

Marriage
http://www.marriedtoanarab.com Advice about cross-cultural marriages
http://www.unesco.org/webworld/peace_li ... EN/105.HTM Advice about Islamic marriages
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Post by blue » Sun Jan 07, 2007 9:08 pm

Living in Egypt

www.sharmwomen.com

The website of the Sharm Women's Club, an open forum for women living in Sharm El Sheikh.

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Post by Connie Tindale » Sat Feb 10, 2007 5:50 pm

I hae just added http://www.egypt.gov.eg/english/ to the above list.

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Post by chiddy » Sun Feb 11, 2007 6:01 pm

There is no such thing as strangers just friends yet to meet.

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Post by Countessa » Thu Mar 08, 2007 12:23 pm

Another one for HSBC Egypt:

www.egypt.hsbc.com
I used to be indecisive, but now I'm not so sure...

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Re: Useful Websites

Post by Hanna » Sat Apr 27, 2019 11:48 pm

Looks like this thread hasn't been updated for a while. Anyways, I will add new links here, in case someone is checking the thread. All of these have updated Egypt information:

Hurghada & Egypt information: https://www.lifebeyondex.com
Egypt information: https://www.localguidetoegypt.com
Egypt information: https://www.whynotegypt.com

-Hanna-

ps. Happy to find this old school forum :D Greetings from Hurghada!

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