In the Footsteps of Zarafa, First Giraffe in France
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Olivier Lebleu
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-08-21 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

This engaging account traces the remarkable history of France's first giraffe, a diplomatic gift from Egyptian Pasha Muhammed-Ali to King Charles X in 1826. “Zarafa,” taken by boat from Egypt to Marseilles and walked all the way to Paris, was accompanied by her Arab handlers and a famous French naturalist.
The Rough Guide to Egypt
Language: en
Pages: 656
Authors: Rough Guides
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-02-01 - Publisher: Rough Guides UK

The new full-colour Rough Guide to Egypt is the definitive guide to this amazing country, whose ancient civilization still fascinates today. But there's more to Egypt than just pyramids and temples. The Red Sea offers some of the world's finest diving, a few hours by air from Europe. There are