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Archive for December 20th, 2011

Egypt in “Transit”

A news photo showing protesters and army soldiers clash in Cairo December 16, 2011. Source: Reuters

My luggage is packed, my ipad loaded with e-guide and maps of Egypt; I am set to fly to Cairo in a few hours, yet my mind is still murky over what to expect from the journey ahead.

Until two days ago, Cairo doesn’t feature in my year-end travel plan, it was supposed to be a transit point en-route to Morocco (which I failed to obtain a visa), but now, Cairo has become THE destination. (more…)

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