Unknown facts about famous Egypt
For tourists, Egypt is associated with diving, pyramids, the all-inclusive system, but the country is much more interesting and multifaceted …
The history of Egypt dates back 5,000 years. At the border of the 4th and 3rd millennia BC, the first inhabitants built dwellings on lands along the Nile.
Today, about 100 million people live in Egypt, among whom only 2-3% are considered wealthy.
One of the income items of Egypt is tourism, ships that cross the Suez Canal, as well as the sale of cotton, fruits and vegetables, and oil bring profit.
The Egyptian climate is + 40- + 50 in the summer and + 20- + 25 in the winter. Water in the sea does not fall below +20 degrees. In winter, sandstorms periodically occur in the country, brought by the Hasmine wind, but resort towns are protected by mountains. Egypt is characterized by a temperature difference of day and night – in winter, the thermometer can drop to +10. Going on vacation in winter, take a windbreaker or sweater with you.
In Egyptian mythology, there are about 1,500 gods and goddesses.
The Egyptian pyramids were built not by slaves, but by highly skilled workers who ate good food in special canteens and who were buried next to the pharaohs (which is inaccessible to slaves). The tales of slave builders are just a myth.
The glass pyramid at the entrance to the French Louvre was established, inspired by the grandeur of the tomb of Cheops.
The reason for the lack of a nose in the Sphinx has not yet been identified: either the organ was torn off during the French-Turkish war of 1798, or in the 14th century, when it was forbidden to depict living beings, is unknown.
It is not known for certain how Cleopatra looked – her portraits are conditional.
The Egyptians are the inventors of glass, cement, toothpaste, combs, soaps.
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 carried out all in the same Egypt, limbs, internal organs were transplanted, hearts were shunted, and even a sex change was made.
Fighting infections in Ancient Egypt through moldy bread – it was believed that it blocks dangerous microorganisms.
To see for yourself the uniqueness of sunny Egypt, you should, without hesitation, buy a ticket and go on vacation. Since it’s not possible to fly directly from Russia here right now, we advise you to select a tour to Egypt from Minsk on the company’s website Thank you Travel.