Daily Archives: May 4, 2012

Postcards from the Middle East – Day 8

Trap cor young travelers, or even old ones for that matter. As Ian said, ‘A schoolboy mistake.’ We rose at 6 am to leave at 6.30. Had difficulty explaining to our driver that we were going to skip breakfast so … Continue reading

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Postcards from the Middle East – Day 7

Left for St Katherines at 8.30 am, half an hour later than planned. The traffic in and out of Cairo was congested compared to yesterday, May Day holiday. We also stopped to take pictures of the Red Sea as we … Continue reading

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Postcards from the Middle East – Day 6

Had a relatively quiet day today. In contrast to Garbage City and othr places we visited the Stars Shopping Complex in Heliopolis. This shopping experience was unlike any of the other experienses we have had with suuks and otherlocal markets. … Continue reading

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