21 Nov 2008

SHOW & TELL - Shopping in Egypt



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I don't have a lot to show yet, because we are too lazy to go shopping and so tired in the evening from all that fresh air at the beach.

We always think that we still have more than one week time. Unfortunately I catched a bronchitis and have to take antibiotics, which makes me tired too.

But here are a few items I bought as little gifts to make, and two lovely necklaces for me. Fortunately I like to haggle because usually I get then less than half of the price ! Egyptians love ito haggle and if you play the game you can do very good deals.


a keyholder with the godess Bastet


A pill box in turtle form





and the two necklaces in half precious stones.

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Happy Chantal at breakfast

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I think next week will be also boring, (hehe) blue sky every day at the red Sea in Egypt !

18 comments:

Mar said...

Did you dress too light ?? sorry to hear you are sick, hope the antibiotics work soon.
Nice finds, and they are small so they fit in every suitcase.
Love your multi-purpose post :)
What is Chantal having for breakfast? can't decide what I see to the right of the table (from my point of view). Please explain, lol. And get ready for another "boring" week :)

lareine said...

i hope you'll recover soon... haggling can be a lot of fun... and that i love the turtle pill box:)... i'm envious of that blue sky *sigh*!

Hootin' Anni said...

Would LOVE to have that pill box. I'm going to have to look for one just like that here! Doubt if I'll find anything close...but that one is super!!!!

What a great find.

Melli said...

(your comment box is not playing well with me this morning! I've had a horrible time leaving comments!)

I'm so sorry you got sick on your vacation - that should NEVER happen! On the other hand... I love that little turtle pill box! At first glance I thought her shell looked like a HAT! But then I looked again and realized it's a baby turtle on her back! It's still cute... I'd like it better if the shell was a hat... LOL! Chantal looks absolutely DELIGHTED with the breakfast! How great!

char72 said...

Lovely items. I shopped in Egypt in 1978. It was such fun. We spent some time in Cairo and Alexandria. We were on a cruise ship harbored at Alexandria, and one night a small group of us went into the city. It was pretty scary at night, but very exciting. Your post brought back good memories. Thanks.
Charlotte

Lilli & Nevada said...

would be nice to sit on the beach everyday with a nice view like this, very cold in my world

Carletta said...

Oh I am so envious today - this is beautiful!
Enjoy Gattina - it is 25 degrees in my world this morning with a light dusting of snow. The windchill is near 14 degrees.
I just know THAT had to make you feel better!! :)

Bradley Myers said...

I wish I could be bored with blue skies. Lucky you. Good sky watch.

Mckay K said...

I hope you feel better soon. Your vacation photo of the beach and beautiful sky is beautiful. Nothing boring about this shot.

Mrs. Miles said...

SIGH - how I wish we could ALL be on vacation with you, but this is the next best thing. LOVE the turtle pillbox!

Is it warm?

Louise said...

Yeah, be bored for me, too! Beautiful sky photo. Lovely post.

Catherine said...

And you think of us for Sky Watch!
Do you want to make us feel more jealous : )
Now, we will see that kind of sky in about 5 months!

erin said...

MY GOODNESS...look at those yachts.
thanks for sharing the warmth and lovely pics.

babooshka said...

A blue sky is never boring to me, I see so many grey ones here.

Alice said...

I love the Red Sea photo! How gorgeous! Yes, I am sure you must be bored to tears :). Great post - thanks!

Please feel free to visit my blog anytime. You are always welcome in The Shadow of the Cross.

Junebug said...

I thought the Red Sea was red! :D

Anne Fannie said...

Hi Gattina, I wish I was there with you! I would love to go to Eygpt! I like your trinkets you found. Hope you feel better. Nothing is worse than to be on vacation and not feel well!
Love, Ann

Jewelgirl said...

Hi Gattina! You look like you are enjoying
yourself! I knew you'd be bringing home at
least one cat item from Egypt! Don't worry
about the me-me meme, we'll see you when
you get back!!!! Enjoy! Jewelgirl