Bahariya used to be the "nothern oasis" of ancient Aegypt. Some parts are still in originaly repair, but times change quickly.
Many old brick buildungs are broken and replaced by modern white stone houses. Pickups have taken the donkey carts place
and young people dont like to work at the fields and gardens any further. But in the streets its calm too
(not silent because horn beeping), time for a tea, a talk and a water pipe.
Many springs (partly hot) are reason for a rich vegetation and until three harvests in one year. The offer of fruits and vegetables is varied. In autumn hundreds of tons of dates can be harvested, also olives and apricots in abundance.