Grey Wool Knickers They breathe

October 20, 2007

Desperate Housewives

Filed under: Masr —مصر — Tags: , , , — admin @ 11:00 pm

You know, there’s all sorts of things that i would never do in the US that a combination of boredom and isolation have driven me to do here. Riding bikes with a bunch of petroleum industry dudes is one. Another is watching Desperate Housewives. I was a bit resistant to the idea of getting a television, but it was cheap and i thought it might be kind of interesting to watch local television. We didn’t get cable or satellite or anything, unlike most people in Cairo with any money to spend.

Satellite Dishes


October 19, 2007

Food in Cairo—طعام في القاهرة

Filed under: Masr —مصر — Tags: , , , , , , — admin @ 6:56 pm

The food here is mostly pretty good. The taamaya (طعمية, what they call falafel here) is excellent. In most places, i’ve found the ful (فول, beans) to be pretty good, but it can be pretty bland in some places. We actually haven’t gone out to eat all that much. (more…)

Powered by WordPress