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Tent-makers’ alley

In the Khan el-Khalili, the big old market in the center of old Cairo, you can find just about anything you want.  A visit to the Khan is on every tourist itinerary so of course there is no shortage of … Continue reading

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So long and thanks for all the fish

The last two days of our summer vacation were given over to a shop-til-we-drop London scavenger hunt. The list of required items was long and varied. We split it in half and raced separately around the city in search of … Continue reading

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The NGO bazaar

The NGO bazaar is the reason most faranji homes look alike on the inside. On the last Saturday of every month, a group of NGOs holds a bazaar at the Evangelical International College in the Sar Bet neighborhood.  NGO stands … Continue reading

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