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Mersa Matruh is one of the oldest cities in Egypt. They say that Cleopatra once loved to enjoy its beauties. It is located in a large bay on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea, about 240 km from Alexandria and 500 km from Cairo. Mersa Matruh boasts white sandy beaches, clear azure waters and a mild climate. He is called the Egyptian Maldives, and he is completely unlike Hurghada or Sharm El Sheikh. We decided to share with you useful information about this resort. As always, our site has many tours to Egypt!
Weather in the resort Mersa Matruh
Mersa Matruh is governed by a Mediterranean climate with cool, wet winters and warm, comfortable summers. It is reliably protected from a strong wind by a chain of rocks. From December to February, the thermometer rises to +17 ° C … + 19 ° C during the day, and drops to +9 ° C at night. The water temperature at this time does not exceed +16 ° C.
In March and April, the daytime temperature rises to +23 ° C, and the nighttime temperature to +13 ° C. In May, the air warms up to +26 ° C, and the water reaches +20 ° C and the beach season begins. Continue reading
Each year, the Ministry of Health of Egypt warns: stay away from the use of pesikh. This traditional Egyptian dish is made from dead or fermented fish. This strange mullet delicacy has been around for thousands of years. But any slightest violation of cooking technology can lead to poisoning with botulinum toxins, and in the most severe cases – to death. What makes the Egyptians risk their lives every time they use this dish?
The History of Pesikh in Cairo
For some specialized stores, the Ministry’s warnings only helped to quickly sell products. Sabri Shain, the owner of a family-owned fish shop, laughs: “We consider this a positive advertisement.”
This business has a rich history. About a hundred years ago, the patriarch of the family, Mohammed Shahin, arrived in Cairo from Minya, located on the banks of the Nile River, in upper Egypt. In 1912, he created the eponymous store and became the first fasakhani – a man who specializes in the production of fermented fish. And so began the story of a family franchise. Now the largest store, opened in 1955, sells caviar, herring, squid and other seafood. Continue reading
Holidays with children in Egypt can be a real family holiday. Agree that you are counting on exactly such a tour. And so that the rest is a success, we offer to see an overview of the three most successful hotels for families with children, from the point of view of our managers. If you are planning a vacation in Egypt with children, be sure to read on.
Egypt is a popular holiday destination year-round. But, nevertheless, it is not so close to the equator, so the seasons there also differ from each other. The best time to visit Egypt with children is traditionally considered September and October. Despite the fact that during the winter in Egypt the daytime temperature is quite high, the sea will be cold for swimming. Especially for children. Therefore, in winter, you need to approach the choice of the hotel especially carefully. After all, the presence of a swimming pool with sea water and heating can compensate for the cold sea.
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