Monday, September 6, 2010
Finally, Cairo: Where Splendid Things Gleam in The Dust
One cannot truly reflect on any experience in life without a period of self reflection as well. For better or w orse, each time you set foot...
Thursday, September 2, 2010
BEST TRAVEL BLOG 2010!!!!!!
I'm so excited to share that, due to you guys who voted and remained loyal readers, BinC was voted the BEST TRAVEL BLOG of 2010! Needle...
Monday, August 16, 2010
Egyptian Bureaucracy: The Hospital Edition
On Thursday morning, I woke up bright and early to go see the gynecologist for my routine annual check-up. I wanted to go to th private, &qu...
Monday, August 9, 2010
I'll Teach You How to Act in Public!
On my way to class each day, I pass by an all-girls, private elementary school. Like all private facilities in Cairo, police guards stand ou...
Thursday, August 5, 2010
Building Monuments to Nothing
This bleaching cream high rise stands in the center of Spinney's, the contemporary supermarket inside of City Stars Mall. City Stars is ...
Wednesday, August 4, 2010
Tugging At My Heartstrings
Nothing humbles you quicker than being confronted with your own privilege. As difficult as Egypt has been, the reality is is that it has pro...
Monday, August 2, 2010
Pictures from Every Day Egypt
the overflow from Friday prayer in the park outside the mosque in my neighborhood It is common to see men stop to pray in what ever ...
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