WE PLAN FOR REST IN EGYPT: INTERESTING FACTS THAT YOU DIDN’T KNOW BEFORE
Egypt is one of the most ancient civilizations. And even today we still do not know everything about the secrets of the great Sphinx and ancient Egyptian treasures, and scientists all over the world are studying the riddles of the Egyptian pyramids. Let’s not talk about the fact that the Nile is the longest river in the world, and there are no crocodiles here for a long time, because everyone knows about it. For those who are going on a tour to Egypt, we offer our list of interesting facts about this country that you have not heard before.
It is believed that it was in Egypt that things such as soap, a comb, glass, earthenware, toothpaste, paper and ink, cosmetics (by the way, not only women but also men used it at that time) and even antibiotics were invented ( there was mold). And the Egyptians were the first to perform surgery and use pigeons as a method of communication.
Those who have already been on holiday in Egypt are surprised by modern Egyptian houses: many of them have no roofs! This is especially true of Cairo. You can take it as another miracle, but it has a rather prosaic explanation: such buildings are considered unfinished, and taxes are not paid for them.
Another strange fact: the mummy of Pharaoh Ramses II has a real modern passport! And again taxes are to blame. When it had to be delivered to Europe for examination, in order to save money, so as not to register it as a precious cultural heritage, Pharaoh was given a real passport, where in the “Name” field they noted: “Ramses”, and the “Profession” field reported: . Here was a special note: “Sick.”
The ancient Egyptians slept on pillows filled with … stones!
For those who are going on a tour to Egypt, it will be news that the old Egyptian calendar was very similar to the modern one: it has 365 days, and 24 hours in ancient Egyptian days.
Did you know that in ancient times there were fertile lands in the Sahara desert? Today it occupies about 90% of the country’s territory.
Not everyone knows that the favorite sport of modern Egyptians is football. The national team of this country is one of the strongest on the continent and has a large number of awards, but has never participated in the World Championships.
If you have not yet decided which hotel in Egypt to rest in, be sure to take into account the fact that the Red Sea is the cleanest in the world. And there is a simple explanation for this: no river flows into it. In addition, the largest number of anthropomorphic fish live here, that is, those that are found only here. Therefore, the clear waters and the extremely interesting underwater world are another argument in favor of spending a vacation here.
Well, and who has not heard about the Egyptian pyramids – not the most famous wonder of the world. Scientists considered that up to 7 million tons of stones were used for their construction. By the way, 2600 BC is considered to be the date of construction of the first such pyramid. Incredible!
Egyptian pyramids – the last of the seven wonders of the world, which survived to this day. With AvesTravel, you can see for yourself the real miracle and touch it with your own hands. We will help you find a hotel and organize a great holiday in Egypt, because one more highlight is that it’s warm and sunny here 365 days a year, and the temperature of the Red Sea does not fall below 23 ° C!