Cairo (The Hanging Church)

I should do a big tourist post about everything I’ve seen – maybe later. For now, settle for these bullet points of last couple days…

1. This weekend I almost got in a fist fight with a cabbie.

2. I also saw all of coptic cairo, which boasts cairo’s oldest synagogue, church and mosque. I only saw the church, so I’ll have to go back.

3. I had two I cannot believe my life moments:
a. Sitting in an insanely nice bar on the nile, sipping a beer while the people around me argue in a mixture of arabic, french and english.
b. Going a 90 miles an hour in an escalade on my way to a plastics factory in the middle of dessert where, when we show up, they serve us grilled salmon.

4. They’re playing Biggie in the cafe I am sitting in, and it is making me homesick.

Here’s the hanging church

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About seanv2

Scholar, gentleman, jock. I run the website Milo and the Calf. There you will find the Boston Qualifier Questionnaire where runners share their stories of qualifying for the Boston Marathon. You'll also find my thoughts on endurance sports, ancient history, Judaism, and hundreds of book reviews.
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