Tag: Middle East
Culture Shock In Cairo: I Watched A 5-Year-Old Boy Get A Tattoo
In a quiet, dusty alleyway in Coptic Cairo, a toddler, barely 3, cries mercilessly as he was forced to get a tattoo.
Discovering Egypt: The Rich, The Poor & The Resilient
If it weren’t for Lina, I wouldn’t have travelled to Egypt again. I had just visited 5 years ago, it was where I learnt that real solo backpacking as a woman isn’t all that terrifying (though I was sexually harassed in Jordan right after that but that’s a whole different story.)
Egypt Travel Guide: Egypt Is An Onion And Other Backpacking Surprises
Egypt is an onion. My biggest takeaway from backpacking Egypt twice in 5 years is that Egypt is an onion.
A Syrian Once Told Me
Don’t you want to go home for good? I asked.
23 Curious Things To Notice When Travelling In Egypt
1. Sheep and goats chill out on roofs
The Proud Father In Egypt
The Citadel, Cairo, Egypt.
He was walking out of The Citadel as I walked in, carrying his baby carefully in his arms like she was a pot of gold. A white blanket rests gently on her head, shielding her from the vicious Egyptian sun.