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Cargo and passenger traffic recovers at Red Sea ports

Maj. Gen. Abdul Qader Mohammed Gaballah, head of the Red Sea Ports recovery movement announced the arrival of passengers for travel and tourism between the Ports Authority, Saudi ports, Jordan and the Persian Gulf in March.

It was temporarily shut down during the Jan 25. Egyptian revolution.

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Sabana Grande

Sabana Grande

Caracas, Venezuela

The city’s most popular pedestrianized area, the Sabana Grande is focused on a one-mile long boulevard. Absolutely no vehicular entry is allowed – a law that is strictly imposed only in this locality in Caracas. The boulevard is popular for its many chic boutiques dotted along here and there – lots of variety, plenty of bargains, and quite a number of pickpockets! The eateries and coffee sh...

Ingreja de NS de Candelaria

Ingreja de NS de Candelaria

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The original design of this church (dating back to the 16th century) was originally commissioned by a sea captain who had almost been lost at sea and, upon his safe return, decided to build a church. The design was later revised which led to its present day grandeur. This church is one of the wealthiest and largest churches of Brazil. The design itself is a combination of the Baroque and Renaissan...

Giraffe Center

Giraffe Center

Nairobi, Kenya

Rothschild Giraffes faced a fear of extinction. It was this center which made an all out effort to save them. There are Giraffes which can come and feed from your hands here now. It is a favorite with children.  There are also bushbucks, dik-diks and warthogs found here. The gift and souvenir shop is well stocked and not very expensive. The Giraffe Manor in the premises is now an up market ho...

Jumeirah Mosque

Jumeirah Mosque

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

The Jumeirah Mosque is a stunning example of Islamic architecture.  It is built in the medieval Fatimid style using modern building techniques and is widely considered to be the finest mosque in Dubai.  Free guided tours are held every Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday at 10:00.  No prior booking is needed and the tours are open to non-Muslims.  Visitors should still be d...