Category Archive: F

F is for Fillets of Fisseekh

Yes, I should have posted these photos several weeks ago on Sham el Nessim, an Egyptian holiday that is celebrated the Monday after Coptic Christian Easter. But I was too busy “sniffing the… Continue reading

F is for Fettah, or Fattah, or Fatta

Mmmm…..fettah – one of my favorite Egyptian dishes. Fettah, in this sense, basically means “small bits of broken bread.” It is a popular dish in many Arab and Middle Eastern countries – Morocco, Yemen, Egypt,… Continue reading

F is for Fantastically-colored Fish

My poor attempts at underwater photography do not do justice to the amazing array of colors that I see as I snorkel! If you are lucky enough to take a dip in the… Continue reading

F is for Flies

Pesky flies! Not an uncommon complaint made by visitors to Egypt. But they can be quite fascinating to look at up close, like this little guy – a Common Green Bottle Fly (Lucilia… Continue reading

F is for Food!

If you like Egyptian food and have enjoyed my photos of these yummies, you may be interested in checking out my ¨Food of Egypt 2012¨ Calendar that I created on Zazzle. Makes a… Continue reading

F is for Flag

Not the most exciting of photos, I know,  but I found the history of the Egyptian flag fascinating – and not something I had looked into before. According to the Wikipedia, The Free… Continue reading

F is for Fjord, a False Fjord that is!

About 10 km south of Taba in south Sinai is the famous fjord – a place I have been wanting to visit since my first trip to Sinai all those years ago. Well,… Continue reading

F is for Festivals

On a much smaller scale than the Characters of Egypt Festival, Dahab this past week hosted both the first annual (inshallah) Dahab Bedouin Festival and Dahab Festival (of Watersports, Culture, and Desert Adventure).… Continue reading

F is for Festival! Photos from the Characters of Egypt Festival

A slideshow of photos from the recent Characters of Egypt Festival held at Wadi el Gemal National Park, just to give you an overview. I promise to post other photos, alphabetically of course, and… Continue reading

F is for Fakahani

Fakahani (فكهاني) is the Arabic word for “fruit vendor”. This stall in Ma’adi had your typical selection of summer fruits – guavas, apples, peaches, oranges, mangoes, melons, bananas, watermelon, grapes and figs. Most… Continue reading