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Maranello

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Museo Ferrari, previously known as Galleria Ferrari is a Ferrari company museum dedicated to the Ferrari sports car. The museum is not purely for cars; also on view are trophies, photographs and other historical objects relating to the Italian motor racing industry. The exhibition also introduces technological innovations, some of which had made the transition from racing cars to road …

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Assuan and Alexandria

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Assuan, is a city in the south of Egypt. Since the 1960s, the name commonly refers to the High Dam. Construction of the High Dam became a key objective of the Egyptian Government after 1952  to control floods, provide water for irrigation, and generate hydroelectricity. Before the dams were built, the Nile River flooded every year during late summer. The …

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Philae

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Philae in Greek or Pilak in ancient Egyptian, meaning ‘the end,’ defined the southern most limit of Egypt. The Temple of Philae was dedicated to the goddess Isis, the wife of Osiris and mother of Horus. What is now known as Philae, is the main temple complex relocated from the original island, after the High Dam was built, to the …

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