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Sunday Sunrise Walking Tour of Islamic Cairo [50% discount for AUC students] Thursday, February 28, 6 a.m. For reservation: call: 0100-67-68-2-69 or email: ahmed.seddik@gmail.com In this beautiful tour of words and deeds, history and architecture are elegantly braided together. Travel back in time to the splendid scents, sights and sounds of historic Cairo, the fabled bridge between ancient Egypt and modern Egypt. This is the story of the rise and fall of the Islamic Empire. In this tour, I shall prove that there exists an architectural historian technique whereby history can be interpreted through architecture. Behold! Seddik technique is unique. "Travel. Set out and head for pastures new. Life tastes richer when you've rode warm feet. No water that stagnates is fit to drink, for only that which flows is truly sweet ...." - Ibn Battuta "behind gates of glory and façades of fame lie unique stories of rise and fall that teach us to
Tour the Tombs of Cairo in the City of the Dead (Al-Qarafa) Tuesday, February 19, at 1:00 p.m. For reservation: call: 0100-67-68-2-69 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. 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
Gravitate to the Grave:  Tour of the City of the Dead (Al-Qarafa) Tuesday, February 19, at 1:00 p.m. For reservation: call: 0100-67-68-2-69 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. 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! 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 Nar
Behind the Sun: Cairo Tour of Revolution and Graffiti  Walk and Let the Walls Talk! [ Free for AUC students ]  Led by Ahmed Seddik Joined by one of the leading graffiti artists: Bahia Shehab Monday, 11 February 2013 at 7:00 a.m. For reservation: call: 0100-67-68-2-69 or email:  ahmed.seddik@gmail.com The Revolutionary Tour of Cairo presents an eyewitness epic account of the rise and fall of a regime, the revolution and the revelations-- the decisive moments that led to the ultimate triumph of the power of the people and the demise of a tyrant. In a nutshell, my revolutionary tour is part of my activism as a guide. You could say I am an activist guide -- in a manner of speaking. I consider my tours as part of a global peripatetic educational program. Through the revolutionary tour I try to revive the spirit of the revolution and recount the story of the 25th January Revolution and older revolutionary events -- such as ancient Egyptian revolutions, revolu
Gravitate to the Grave:  Tour of the City of the Dead (Al-Qarafa) Saturday, February 9, at 9:00 a.m. For reservation: call: 0100-67-68-2-69 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. 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! 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 Narr