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The Helsinki Baltic Herring Fair 2010

The Helsinki Baltic Herring Fair 3. – 9.10.2010 The Helsinki Baltic Herring Fair is one of the oldest Helsinki traditions, organized annually since 1743. For one week, fishermen from Southern Finland’s archipelago moor their boats at the Square and arrive on trucks, to sell salted, pickled and marinated herring, as well as other typical products

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Anti-bullfighting groups protested outside Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain

Greetings from Bilbao, Spain! We had a great weekend there and loved every minute! The city is clean, people were nice, prices not as high as in Casablanca or Helsinki! Food and wine excellent! Plus the weather was perfect… We visited Guggenheim museum and noticed a happening outside and of course I had my camera

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Moroccan engagement celebration

La Fete d’engagement in French or Haflat Khoutouba in Arabic.   We were honoured by an invitation to a Moroccan engagement celebration a couple of weeks ago… It was an intimate family gathering with dance and good food. Laaziza – thank you and your family for the hospitality and opportunity to celebrate with you and

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pouring tea…

Couple of days ago we met our friend in a cafe – he drinks tea –  my husband and I drink espresso, double! 🙂 Here’s a series of pictures how he poured the tea from the pot (VERY hot pot!)into the class… Voilà!

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what women want…I'm single and want to leave Egypt!

what women want…I’m single and want to leave Egypt!Previous what women want post is hereFebruary 2010 issue of the What women want magazine  includes an article  “I’m single and want to leave Egypt!” by Amany Eid There are many reasons why Egyptian women consider leaving Egypt:– look for another job– looking for better pay– to

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