Unknown facts about well-known Egypt
Tourists associate Egypt with diving, pyramids, and the all-inclusive system, but the country is much more interesting and multifaceted…
Egypt has a history of 5,000 years. On the border of the 4th and 3rd millennia BC, the first inhabitants built homes on land along the Nile.
Today, Egypt is home to about 100 million people, among whom only 2-3% are considered to be well-off.
One of the items of income in Egypt is tourism, the profit is brought by ships crossing the Suez canal, as well as the sale of cotton, fruit and vegetables, and oil.
The Egyptian climate is +40-+50 summer and +20-+25 in winter. The water in the sea does not fall below +20 degrees. During the winter period, the country periodically experiences sandstorms brought by the wind “hasmin”, but the resort towns are protected by mountains. For Egypt, the temperature difference between day and night is typical – in winter, the thermometer can drop to +10. When going on vacation in winter, bring a windbreaker or sweater.
In Egyptian mythology, there are about 1,500 gods and goddesses.
Egyptian pyramids were built not by slaves, but by highly skilled workers who ate good food in special canteens and were buried next to the pharaohs (which is not available to slaves). Stories about slave builders are just a myth.
The glass pyramid at the entrance to the French Louvre was installed, inspired by the greatness of the tomb of Cheops.
The reason for the lack of a nose in the Sphinx has not yet been identified: whether the organ was torn off during the French-Turkish war in 1798, or in the 14th century, when it was forbidden to depict living creatures, is unknown.
It is not known for sure what Cleopatra looked like – her portraits are conditional.
The Egyptians were the inventors of glass, cement, toothpaste, combs, and soap.
The first cosmetics based on tinctures from medicinal plants also appeared in Egypt. Scrubs were made from sea salt and coffee beans. Mascara – from almonds, antimony, graphite and crocodile droppings.
The first plastic surgeries were performed in the same Egypt, limbs and internal organs were transplanted, hearts were shunted, and even a sex change was performed.
They fought infections in Ancient Egypt with moldy bread-it was believed that it blocks dangerous microorganisms.
To see with your own eyes the uniqueness of Sunny Egypt, you should not hesitate to buy a ticket and go on vacation. Since it is not possible to fly directly here from Russia, we recommend choosing a tour to Egypt from Minsk on the website of the company Thank you travel.