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Where in The World is Libya?: A Tour of The Nation of Libya, Plus a Recipe for Apple Cake

by Good Advice Publishing Company on 23/11/11 at 10:16 am

This article provides an overview of Libya- the country, the culture, the people, and a recipe, too. It was prepared by Anthony Malaschak while a Management major in the College of Business at Southeastern Louisiana University.

  • Travel Information

Here are essential pieces of info that travelers to Libya will want to know about where to go, what to see, and/or how to stay safe while there:

1.    If you get to travel to Libya one thing you are going to want to see are the Roman ruins along the coast. Leptis Magna and Sabratha are the ones that website listed. They belong to the west of Libya and in the east there are the Greek ruins. Going to see the Greek ruins would be something unique to do since there are only a few remains of Greek settlements in North Africa.

Image via Wikipedia

Image via Wikipedia

2.    Getting to Libya is quite a task. If you want to go you have to plan a good time ahead, because you need to check out the latest visa regulations so you can prepare for the trip and figure out how exactly you are going to get there. You are going to have to fly in to another country first and try and hopefully get into Libya.

3.    When in Libya Crimes against a foreigner are growing. Most common crime are property crimes of opportunity, such as vehicle burglaries, pick pocketing, and residential burglaries. Women will face verbal harassment. Physical violence is not common. So just keep an eye out on your belongings and the women in your travel group.

Food Information

  • Recipe

First, here are the ingredients you will need for preparing Apple Cake:



Fresh Butter 100g
Sugar ½ cup and 4tbsp (kept apart)
Eggs 3
Cinnamon 1tsp
Self-rising flour 2 cups
Apples 4
Icing sugar (decoration)

Next, here is a step-by-step guide to preparing Apple Cake:




Peel the apples and then pass them through the onion grater and place in a bowl.


Pre heat the oven to 175 degrees C


Beat the butter, ½ cup sugar, the eggs and the cinnamon together


Add the flour in doses and keep beating


Use a pan of your choice, the pan will define the shape and height of the cake


Butter the pan, pour half the mixture into the pan, then ass the apples and sprinkle them with the 4 tbsp. of sugar your put aside


Add the rest of the mixture and bake for 35-40 minutes until you have a golden brown crust


Take out of oven, allow to cool and decorate with icing sugar


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Contact Information

To contact the author of “Where in the World is Libya?,” please email Anthony.malaschak@selu.edu.

About the Publisher  

David C. Wyld (dwyld.kwu@gmail.com) is the Robert Maurin Professor of Management at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, Louisiana. He is a management consultant, researcher/writer, and executive educator. His blog, Wyld About Management, can be viewed at http://wyldaboutmanagement.blogspot.com/. He also serves as the Director of the Reverse Auction Research Center (http://reverseauctionresearch.com/), a hub of research and news in the expanding world of competitive bidding. Dr. Wyld also maintains compilations of his student’s publications regarding:


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Nov 26th, 2011

Pretty interesting…rain every 10 years?!?! Wow!

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