Ancient Influence on Modern Times
It is well known that numerous aspects of the current global civilization derived from ancient Egyptian civilization, such as writing, the scholarly calendar, medicine, architecture, festivals, chemistry, and other fields of life.
While the influence of ancient Egyptian civilization on the modern world is clear, there are still several puzzling topics about life in those times that have, until now, been given only a cursory exploration. Tourism and Travel in Ancient Egypt: Travel Like an Egyptian, by Mohammed Ahmed, delves into one such topic.
Answers to Travel Questions
This audiobook investigates the theme of travel and tourism in Ancient Egypt. It explores, and provides answers to, several puzzling questions, such as:
- How far did ancient Egyptians travel?
- What motivated ancient Egyptians to travel?
- What were their favorite destinations and modes of travel?
- How did ancient Egyptians regard travel?
- Did the pharaohs travel in groups or as individuals?
Length: 7 hrs 10 min
Narrator: Becky Parker
Author Mohammed Ahmed was born in Cairo. He is a tourism specialist and combines both academic and practical experiences in the tourism industry. He studied in Egypt at Cairo University, Fayoum Branch, where he successfully completed a B.Sc. and MSc. in Tourism Guidance. He also holds his BBA in Tourism and Hospitality Management at MODUL University Vienna. Currently, he is working as the deputy director of the Egyptian State Tourism office in London.
Prior to this London appointment by the Egyptian Minister of Tourism, he worked as a cabinet member of the Tourism Minister. He also worked as a tourism specialist and working for the international and domestic tourism sectors, online marketing department of the Egyptian Tourism Authority at the headquarter office in Cairo. Before joining ETA, he worked as freelance tour guide and travel manager at an Egyptian travel agency.