"Love him or hate him, Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities secretary-general Dr Zahi Hawass, the man who reigns supreme over Egyptology, is a hero. JOAN LAU writes. HERE are three things you probably don’t know about Cairo (well, at least I didn’t!): it’s really cold in April (I thought Egypt is desert-hot and was really taken aback to step out of the airport into a freezing night... stupid me. The only consolation? I was not the only one who thought that.), the Nile is really blue and Dr Zahi Hawass is really a god (well, it felt that way to me... more on that later)". See the New Straits Times article for more.