Its 100 degrees, Baris Manco blasting on the ipod speakers, there's diesel fuel blowing in your face, you're trying not to crap your pants and someone (you know who you are) is eating ful medames (beans and chickpeas?) at 7 o'clock in the morning. So went one of our magical mornings in Egypt a year ago today! It seems like ages ago, and although I think I caught cholera it was one of the best and most memorable trips of my life. It was mostly being fanned down with peacock feathers on felucca cruises, finding BANANA ISLAND! kohl eye make up, homecooked Arabic meals, Nefertiti necklaces, caftans and reading David Sedaris in bed til we peed in laughter..
Let me take you on a magic carpet ride (don't you dare close your eyes, hold your breath it gets better!):
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