Category Archives: Red Sea Hills

The Day President Sadat was Assassinated & What Followed

Reposting with readers’ suggestions: What may be the ultimate demise of ex-president  Mubarak, his sons, and others – with all of their attendant intrigues – takes me back some 30 years to the assassination of President Sadat, which I want to … Continue reading

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Coffee Customs in Eastern Sudan and Egypt: The Beja Tribes and a Recipe

Originally posted on DIANABUJA'S BLOG: Africa, The Middle East, Agriculture, History and Culture:
Revised 14 May 2014 Beja merchants at the Red Sea market town of Shalaeen. The Red Sea Hills can be seen in the background.  Source –…

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Coffee Customs in Eastern Sudan and Egypt: The Beja Tribes and a Recipe

Revised 14 May 2014 Coffee culture is a central part of both social and political life of the Beja, as it is in many other areas of the Middle East and North Africa.   The original blog, from which this section … Continue reading

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Posted in Africa-North, Ceremony, Coffee Ritual, Cuisine, Egypt, Egypt-Ancient, Egypt-Recent, Food, Indigenous crops & medicinal plants, Middle East, Recipes, Red Sea Hills, Social Life, Sudan | Tagged , , , , , | 7 Comments