Third, updated edition of a travel guide first published in 1987. Provides comprehensive historical and cultural background and includes details on transport, accommodation, local crafts and outdoor activities from scuba diving to camel safaris. Also contains 111 maps, an Arabic language section, a guide to Egyptian gods and goddesses, a glossary and an index. Both authors have written previously for the Lonely Planet series.Shawarma is also good for sandwiches and is the Egyptian equivalent of the Greek gyms sandwich. ... Hot strips of lamb are cut from the spit and placed in a pocket of pita with tomatoes to make a sandwich fit for pigging out on. ... (in summer), cabbage (in winter), tomatoes, and white and black aubergines, usually stuffed with minced meat, rice, onions, parsley, green herbs and, sometimes, tomatoes.
|Title||:||Egypt & the Sudan|
|Author||:||Scott Wayne, Damien Simonis|
|Publisher||:||Lonely Planet - 1994-01-01|