Egypt for everyone

It is great to see initiatives that encourage visitors to come to experience Egypt.

This one was particularly inspired and included Egyptians and foreigners, so we would like to share with you…

Flash Mobbing for Tourism

A upbeat group of foreign and Egyptian youth performs a flash mob at Al Azhar Park to show Egypt is still a safe place for tourists. By Lucia Admiraal.

tourists excited to be here

It is three minutes before Maghreb (sunset) on August 12 and everyone at Al-Azhar Park was gathered waiting for iftar time. Suddenly a group of more than 50 Egyptian and foreign youngsters strike a pose and freeze.

A young man sits on the grass without moving, holding his guitar. A French woman stares at the distance, motionless and absorbed in thought. On a low wall stands a man holding a fluttering Egyptian flag, the only thing that seems to move.

Walking out from behind a hedge, an Egyptian couple enjoying the sunset are startled at the scene that they have suddenly stumbled upon. Then the call to prayer is heard from the surrounding mosques, and one of the human statues breaks the silence: “Let’s go eat, guys.” And the crowd dissolves into movement again.

The freeze-flash mob group heads off to enjoy their multi-cultural dish party, organized by two online communities, Cairo Scholars and CouchSurfing Egypt, to promote Egypt as a safe environment for different cultures and nationalities.



About naturetravelegypt

Our company, Nature Travel, is located in Sinai. For 30 years we have been operating in this region, specializing in desert safaris by camel or jeep, and high -mountain trekking. We also offer a wide range of other services, including hotel reservations and a variety of trips all over Egypt. Our staff are experienced professionals, with multilingual abilities. One of our specializations is the Sinai desert and our staff have extensive knowledge of its flora and fauna, as well as a deep understanding of the traditional Bedouin way of life. 90% of our company personnel, including drivers, guides and cooks, are local Bedouins. They are here to guide you through the majestic Sinai desert, and to help you have an experience of a lifetime. Our transport fleet consists of land cruisers and buses, ideal for both groups and individuals. All are air-conditioned and up-to-date models, for travel in safety and comfort.
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