الأحد، 23 فبراير، 2014

Seddik Team offers:

Fabulous Tours of Cairo and Egypt
Media Production Services  
Arabic <> English Translation 
Arabic and English Editing
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Shine from the Shrine: 

Walking Tour of the City of the Dead

Friday, March 14 at 9:00 am

For reservation: 
WhatsApp and/or call: +19179729506
or email: ahmed.seddik@gmail.com










The scintillating City of the Dead, anecdotally known as Al-Qarafa, is
so full of life and amenities that if you sum, you realize it is more
town than slum. We will be able to label the fabled vast necropolis
and feast our eyes on monuments glorious from the City Victorious.

The lively City of the Dead is a treasure trove of masterspieces from
almost all eras of Egyptian history. Walking there gives you an
encyclopedic tour of Egyptian history. True to the vision of some of
its founders, the City of the Dead has the power to entertain the mind
and retain the body. Around 100,000 Cairenes live here amongst the
dead. At the pinnacle of Islamic art, the monuments are architected to
articulate the vision of the stellar
dweller. Picnic among the graves in the City Beyond the Walls! It is a
kaleidoscope of culture.

We attempt to see:

Mausoleum of Ibrahim Pahsa Halim
Tomb of Al-Torjoman
Mamelukes St.
Sultan Ahmed St.
Mausoleum of Sir Ahmed Hassanein Pasha, Author of the Lost Oases
Tomb of Narriman Sadek, Cinderella of the Nile, the Last Queen of Egypt
War Martyrs Tombs
Tomb of the First President of Egypt
Amir Kabir Qurqumas Complex
The Religious and Funerary Complex of Sultan al-Ashraf Inal
Mausoleum of Princess Shwikar
Mausoleum of Muhammed Talaat Harb, Egypt's Leading Economist
Tomb of Omar Makram, Revolutionist
Tomb of Noubar, First Prime Minister of Egypt
Mosque and Mausoleum of Sultan Faraj ibn Barquq
Mausoleum of Al-Ashraf Barsbay
Tomb of René Jean Marie Joseph Guénon, French Author and Intellectual
Mausoleum of Khedive Muhammed Tewfik Pasha
Tomb of Professor Ali Moustafa Mosharafa Pasha, Egyptian Theoretical Physicist
Compound of Sultan Al-Ashraf Sayf al-Din Qa'it Bay
Tomb of Emir Tashtimur
Chinese Tomb

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Walking Tour of Petra

Friday, 2 May 2014

Led by Ahmed Seddik

Seddik walks you back in time to a 2000 years old city set in stone, a lost jewel in the bleak barren Arabian desert.

Learn about the startling engineering genius behind the sophisticated structure of Al-Khazna!

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الخميس، 6 فبراير، 2014

Seddik Team offers:

Fabulous Tours of Cairo and Egypt
Media Production Services  
Arabic <> English Translation 
Arabic and English Editing
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Tour of Saqqara Pyramids, Temples and Tombs

“Let Stone Set the Tone”

Friday, 14 February, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.




For reservation:

WhatsApp and/or call: +19179729506

or email: ahmed.seddik@gmail.com


“The glorious ground around the mound abounds with countless reliefs, 
revealing the site’s majestic nature through a hieroglyphic signature.” 
- Ahmed Seddik

Monuments we are likely to see and/or explore:

Tomb of the Manicurists and Pedicurists of the King
The Valley Temple of King Unas
The Step Pyramid Complex
The Oldest Museum Label
Ancient Egyptian Graffiti
The Philosophers’ Circle
The Museum of Imhotep
The Pyramid of Userkaf
Tomb of Mereruka
Tomb of Kagemni
Pyramid of Unas
The Serapeum
Pyramid of Teti
Tomb of Ti
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Walking Tour of Petra

Friday, 2 May 2014

Led by Ahmed Seddik

Seddik walks you back in time to a 2000 years old city set in stone, a lost jewel in the bleak barren Arabian desert.

Learn about the startling engineering genius behind the sophisticated structure of Al-Khazna!




For reservation: 

WhatsApp and/or call: +19179729506

or email: ahmed.seddik@gmail.com
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Testimonials:

On ABC News:

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Witty and enthusiastic.
Arguto e pieno d'entusiasmo.

Lonely Planet
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In Ahmed we found not only an amazing producer, but a great resource for all things Egypt. 
His offhand knowledge of Egyptian history, of pharaohs and antiquities, 
of hieroglyphics and pyramids is astounding.
He can quote ancient Egyptian texts from memory. 
In many ways he was our tour guide and history professor on top of everything else.

Erin Lyall George

Producer

The CBS Evening News
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He is also particularly good at turning dry facts into fascinating anecdotes 
and was often able to entertain and educate us with interesting stories about Egypt’s history. 
He is obviously passionate about the country, its history and culture.

Helena Merriman

Broadcast Journalist
BBC World Service
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His language skills, especially his knowledge of English, are absolutely first class and he has an ability
 to express himself in a manner that many native English speakers would find difficult to improve upon.

Yours sincerely,

Michael Buchanan
Correspondent
BBC News

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“You are a student of the finer point of the English language.”

Hugh Sykes, BBC, the World at One
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My aim was to take a break with a cultural and historic character. And having Egyptologist and tour guide 
Ahmed Seddik as my companion made my adventure unforgettable.

Amira El-Naqeeb, Travel Writer
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The Digger Who Can Figure:

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"His name is Ahmed Seddik and he is the most delightful, smart and funny person you can imagine. 
He loves languages and speaks incredible English. 
He talked continuously without notes of any kind during our tours of the temples at Saqqara, 
the Pyramids and tombs in Giza, Islamic Cairo, and the City of the Dead--
not just providing fascinating and encyclopedic information, both historic and modern,
but peppering his monologue with puns and alliteration."

Caroline Moore
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“Ahmed Seddik is the brightest Egyptian I have met since I came to Egypt. 
I have found his Egyptological knowledge prodigious.”

Professor Jerry Leach

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Ahmed Seddik worked with me as a discussant on the translation of Ahmad Faris al-Shidyaq’s monumental mid-nineteenth-century work al-Saq ‘ala l-saq (Leg over Leg) during 2012 and 2013, a work widely considered among the most linguistically challenging of Arabic texts in view of its use of little-known words, word-play and puns, and complex grammar. I reviewed and discussed in depth with Ahmed most of the cruxes of the text and benefited enormously from his in-put. His knowledge of Arabic grammar, verse, and the Quran is encyclopedic and his ability to untangle the contortions imposed from time to time on the language of the book by the constraints of verse and rhymed prose proved to be prodigious. Ahmed’s love of language in general and the Arabic language in particular made him the ideal partner in an enterprise of such a daunting nature. I can recommend him unreservedly to anyone involved in scholarly work involving the Arabic language arts.


Humphrey Davies
Cairo
22 November 2013