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Office: (44) (0) 5603 676623  |  Independent Communications Consultancy based Westminster, London SW1

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Egypt Ticket
[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Badrasheen is a wayside station about 25 miles south of central Cairo on the western Giza bank of the River Nile. Facing it on the Nile’s east bank is Helwan, southern terminus of Line 1 of Cairo’s extensive Metro network. Just west are the ruins of the original city of Memphis from ancient Egypt....
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[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1516051561677{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]This is definitely a place name that demonstrates how difficult it is to write Arabic words in English letters. There are nearly half a dozen ways of writing the town’s name, from el-ayat, aiyat, ayyat, ayyaat, al-‘ayat and so forth. The name is related to the word for tailor, which might...
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[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]For the first one in the Egyptian series, you get two for the price of one. I bought the ticket from Ashmun station, and it’s a smart, clear example of a 2nd class half-fare single ticket, in this case from Ashmun to Cairo via Barrage. Then I turned over and – what a surprise!...
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