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Tea on Turbulent Tahrir

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Cairo – 10,472 miles The taste of freedom was fresh on our palates as we approached Cairo, and our excitement offset any apprehension we should have felt on approaching this hotbed of political strife. The world’s media was honed in…

Any Port in a Storm

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As we pulled our mud-caked vehicle alongside the twilight outline of the Flintstone’s Cave hostel in Goreme, Cappadocia we were greeted by welcoming staff and a few friendly Erasmus students. “Looks like you’ve had fun, what have you been up…

Dahab to Crazy Cairo,Luxor and Aswan

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The drive from Dahab to Cairo was an interesting one. We arrived at the first security check point, only to  be told that the St Katherine monastery  was closed and that we would have to be escorted all the way…