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Prince Henrick of Denmark Visits Egypt
Monday, March 1 (Issue 4)
by Raymon Kondos

CAIRO (youregypt.com) - Prince Henrick, husband of Danish Queen Margrethe II, came to Egypt on unofficial visit during recent weeks. Prince Henrick toured several archeological sites at Giza and paid a visit to the famous Red Sea resort of Sharm El-Sheikh.

Prince Henrick
Prince Henrick

Accompanied by Zahi Hawas, head of Egyptian Antiquities, Prince Henrick visited the pyramids plateau to see the Great Pyramids and then the tombs of the pyramid workers where excavations are still taking place. He was then taken to the tomb of priest Kai, who was contemporary to King Khufu (r. 2551 - 2528).
The tomb features a very beautiful relief of Kai’s daughter as she places her arms affectionately around the neck of her father.

Prince Henrick remained in Egypt for one week and left back to Denmark on 23 February.

Prince Henrick, born Henri-Marie-Jean-André Count de Laborde de Monpezat, was born on 11 June 1934 at Talence, Gironde in France. He married Queen Margrethe II on 10 June 1967.



French Couple Walking African Continent for Peace Pass through Egypt..
Monday, March 1 (Issue 4)

by Raymon Kondos

CAIRO (youregypt.com) - A French couple has recently ended their walking journey across the African continent in the Egyptian lands. The unidentified French couple has been walking since December 2001 when they started their on-foot journey from South Africa.

The married couple said they walk for the sake of peace in the Middle East region. They added they walk an average distance of 30 kilometers per day.

The couple entered Egypt from its southern borders in last November and walked across Upper Egyptian governorates until they crossed the Suez Canal into Sinai Peninsula.

They would later head to Jerusalem, as previously planned.

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