Tag Archives: Egypt

My Nominee for Best Street Food Vendor

It is surprisingly easy to choose which restaurants are my favorites.  Whether or not it has cheap eats, waitstaff that sit down and awkwardly talk with customers, windows, soap and water or some combination of the four, is of minimal importance … Continue reading

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Where Does it Begin? An Intro to Egyptian Roads

When you think of Egypt – um, pre-2011 – what do you conjure up?  Yom Kippur?  A stone cat?  Food-borne parasites? As expected, you didn’t mention the word nature.  Sure, the stones of the Sphinx and the Pyramids aren’t human-made, … Continue reading

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I’ll Have (Had) What He’s Having

Do you eat?  You know, food?  Ever wonder where all of that candy, fruit and bread come from?  I don’t mean where they were produced, oh no, that would be an educational post.  Too weird.  Let’s forge ahead and see … Continue reading

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Revenge

You walk around many places in the US and Europe, and you’re bound to run into pigeons, mucking up your intentions on having a leisurely picnic, a comfortable sit on a bench or not getting photo-bombed.  St. Mark’s Basilica in … Continue reading

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Halva day, isn’t it?

I definitely had a sweet tooth as a young’un (no, I’m not going to start talking about the DPRK again), possibly more so than now.  After discovering what Pepperidge Farm (they vend cookies, breads and biscuits, AND can be found … Continue reading

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