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Links for April 3rd through April 5th

Sunday, April 5th, 2009

These are my links for April 3rd through April 5th:

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Links for March 4th through March 8th

Sunday, March 8th, 2009

These are my links for March 4th through March 8th:

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Economic Sustainability

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

This post actually started as a comment on a friend’s blog, but it turned into a bit of a diatribe that seemed to deserve its own post.  My apologies to those of you for whom the references to day-old bagels, cement boats and opportunivores will make no sense.  And I apologize also for the corny, overblown metaphors.  I’ll hopefully be writing in Arabic soon, which I’m sure will sufficiently alienate what audience I had in the fist place, if that’s any consolation.  Here it goes anyway: (more…)

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The barrages at al-Qanatir—السدود في القناطر

Sunday, January 6th, 2008

Damietta dredge

On Sunday, I went on a field-trip with the small AUC class devoted to the study of the River Nile. The destination was al-Qanatir (القناطر), the place where the Nile splits off into the Damietta and Rosetta (or Rashid) branches, marking the beginning of the Nile Delta. (more…)

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Pictures from Aswan and Abu Simble—صوّر من أسوان و أبو سمبل

Thursday, November 29th, 2007

Aswan-21

Ths is the last batch of pictures (at the jump). This includes the pre-dawn bus-ride from Aswan to Abu Simble, the temple at Abu Simble, Lake Nasser, the High (Diggety) Dam, Philae Temple and Elephantine Island. Once again, some commentary is included in the photo captions, but more will follow within the week. Enjoy! (more…)

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