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... is certainly that lack of conviction, thus lack of systemization on the 30th will cause any activity to melt down into ineffective chaos. And surely the motive behind a second revolt could never be as strong as the first – after all, it's not a corrupt despot regime that the people are living under this time? Up until now, for every person I've met still stoked up enough to 'go down Tahrir', there's always been a counter-balancer saying ...
... you enter into any type of establishment... Apparently this is Egypt hospitality, so you really can't refuse it. People on the street would chat with me, doing whatever they can to help me out and make me feel comfortable. Going to see the pyramids, though not exactly how I had planned, was absolutely amazing! To do something like this, a major item on my bucketlist, was so exciting... So fulfilling. I may have had an incredibly expensive day, but it was certainly worth it!! ...
... ice-cream to ghosts.
As abruptly as things were halted, time reassumes its normal pace and finally, seven hours after we left Cairo, the military show signs of preparing to move out. Sure enough maneuvers begin and we arrange our minibus, along with a couple of other buses containing foreigners, in a convoy with trucks of armed soldiers at either end: a gunpowder sandwich ready to take away. Far too excited now to remember my lack of sleep, I laugh at the turn ...
... flavours. Very nice but we bought none.
As we intitially learned in India, it is always good to dine with your guide in order to learn about a people's eating habits. It might have cost us more than it would have in a regular restaurant but I got to eat the local cuisine. I also learned how to eat it... Our guide, Osama was his name, made me eat babaganoush, tahini, hummus, eggplant, kebabs, lentils and beans. I learned that the eggplant is eaten in ...
... shirt, we group huddle for final words from band ringleader before a murmur of mixed Muslim and Christian prayers. Just before we go on, Seif produces a brightly patterned woven beanie the same as the rest of the members of the group are wearing, saying it’s mine to keep. It’s one of the coolest places I’ve performed –a balmy evening where from the stage I can see the glowing street of lanterns under a black starry sky. The performance ...
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