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Breakfast and Popular Uprisings

Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | Views [295] | Scholarship Entry

When visiting the Mugamma, it's a good idea to greet the menacing nod to the USSR early, as it’s also routine to wait three hours. Tahrir Square had the kind of energy one might hope lingered around the site of a popular uprising two weeks prior. There ... Read more >

Tags: 2014 Travel Writing Scholarship - Euro Roadtrip


Thursday, 17 May 2012 | Views [671]

Enter.   I hailed a taxi in a part of Cairo called Mohandessin. It isn’t far from Zamalek, where I was headed. A few minutes after getting into the vehicle, and explaining poorly where in Zamalek I would like to go, the driver ... Read more >

Tags: cairo, drug, egypt, funny, pills, road, taxi, travel


Monday, 14 May 2012 | Views [779]

Enter:   Egypt is something of a hassle. It is by no means an Indian hassle, but more of an irritation at times. Like a rash, or eczema that chooses not to go away. In six months of living in Cairo, my last three taxi rides ... Read more >

Tags: arab, cairo, egypt, money, pee, scam, taxi, travel



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