Years ago when I applied for my Egyptian driver’s license, I had to take an a short driving test, as well as an oral examination, which consisted of the examiner pointing to three… Read More
As I mentioned in my last post, I’ve taken a lot of flights recently between Cairo and Sharm el Sheikh. And my favorite thing about this short trip is the view over Sinai,… Read More
A caper bush being choked by trash. This bush is growing in a wadi in Dahab, a place where tourists are taken for “Bedouin dinners” in the mountains. In a survey of European… Read More
R is for Rugs! These colorful sheepskin rugs were on sale on the side of the street in Basateen after Eid el Adha two years ago.
F is for Flame Tree…or R, this time, for Royal Poinciana Yes, it’s another flame tree post - this time up close. These beautiful flowers are growing in Dahab, South Sinai. Apparently, there is… Read More
R is for the Red Sea Although this is actually the Gulf of Aqaba, it all generally is referred to as the Red Sea. And this is my favorite spot of all –… Read More