Monday, 11 May 2009

Libyan Tourism...


I received an email from a Libyan Travel Agency called Temehu asking me politely if I could put a link to their website on my blog, naturally I clicked on their link and.... wow! I was presented with an almost encyclopedia about Libya, not just tourism. almost all museums have their own pages and the pictures are just amazing, there are even videos about Libya, all information needed by anyone visiting Libya is listed, there was even a page about Libyan food but it was lacking in pictures, I hope these will be added soon. I spent at least an hour going through their massive website and was really impressed with what they have done, it is mainly in English but they have a French section too, best of luck to them.

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According to this website, a man was caught at Cairo's airport by Egyptian customs, he was trying to smuggle an illegal item to Libya, no it wasn't drugs or alcohol, it was a .... LION CUB!

Yes a lion cub and apparently he told customs that it was a pussy cat! the lion cub was confiscated and returned to Cairo's zoo where it was probably illegally bought in the first place! rumours say that the lion cub was on its way to a VIP grandson in Libya! imagine, Libya could have had its own Lion Man!


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Britain's Got Talent continues to find talented people every week, of course what I didn't write about is the vast amount of talentless people as well, some of them are so embarrassing that I wouldn't dream of showing their videos here!

Here is another great talent, Shaun Smith, a 17 year old young man singing "
'Aint No Sunshine", this year the competition is going to be difficult as there are so far many talents taking place, Enjoy:

Here is the link in case video does not work:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xLxT5k-sN-Y



10 comments:

Anonymous said...

Mainly Libya imports wild animals from Africa and the top VIP usually recieves these kind of animal as a present from African presidents, and there is plenty of lions in Tripoli zoo and they breed well so there is no necesscity for the the VIP to bring this lion from egyept to Tripoli while there is plenty of them at the Zoo and he can just ask for one!!!! in this case I have explaination , the lions at this age are very expensive and this man needs money and the thing tha you don't know Anglo that there is a market for those animals I know some of exzookeepers told me that some people in the zoo stolen animals from the zoo itself and sold it to ordinary((but rich ))or as you say to VIP people but second or even third class VIP.
What I want to say Anglo there is a hidden illegal trade for those animals they sell parrots , gazell, fish and rare birds and they want to skip from quarantine which is the most important part in this case.
by the way keeping wild animal in captivity and small areas like the zoo will inhibit its abilility to breed and affects its natural behavior because those animals usually lives in a large communty and wide places.

abdullah SH said...

thanx anglo 4 sharing ths website `e us realy iam enjoyed 2 there ....
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iam sure da man who brought " lion " from type of " vips " & u know wat i mean !!
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4 bad luck " link " of shaun didnt work `e me bt i search about through " youtube " realy amazing guy & as i saw he player in rugby wowww ....
salam ,,,

a_akak said...

The website is very nice and regarding the Lion thing, there are a few Lions and Tigers in Libya, just go to Sooq Al-7oot and if you know the right person they will show you

Fe aman Allah

Anglo-Libyan said...

hello anonymous
I agree that if this lion cub was for Mr.G's grandson then he would have got it in other simpler ways for him, as you said it must for a minor VIP :o)
I agree with your point about zoos.

Ahlan Abdullah
the video doesnt work but I have posted the link just above the video.
glad you enjoyed :o)

salam ya Ahmed
good to see you
I will keep that in mind for when I go to Libya lol
I love animals

MusicLover said...

Libyan Travel Agency called Temehu.

The website needs work, the design and the colors suck and if I was a tourist I would be turned off.

Here is a link,

Best Travel Sites

http://www.forbes.com/2006/03/29/travel-online-airfare-cx_sb_0330travelsites2006.html

and inform the owner to check the 13 travel sites in the article and get idea how a travel website should look like.

I would rate the site a one star from five.


Here is a an article which I read just now relating to your previous post.

How a thief gave me 10 reasons to be grateful
http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/finance/2009/0511/1224246252547.html

Hanna - Como La Vida

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7TdKgp_41F0&feature=related

Hanna - Como Un Mar Eterno
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yxx0a4nVHhM&feature=related

Hanna - POR TI DARIA
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3XjZz_F9-Eo&feature=related

MusicLover said...

New Muslim Cool . Trailer | PBS 2009

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=chjslGu_AA0

This might interest you.

Anglo-Libyan said...

thanks music lover
my post was mainly about the contents of the website but you do have a point about how it should look, where would we all be without your eagle eyes :o)

thanks for the cool video!

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