Tag Archives: Egypt

My Encounter with a Con-Artist in Cairo

I was on my way home, driving behind El-Sedeek Mosque in Sheraton a few minutes ago. I slowed down for a speed bump, and that’s when I saw him at the corner of my eye. A young man in his … Continue reading

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‘Parliament, And Other Nasty Smokes’ by Ahmed Nader Gretly

Bushy beard, no beard, black veil, none! It’s not about the looks, but the soul.   Control, control, control, control. Power, power, power, power. You long to save this nation, And evolve its people? Then do it from where you … Continue reading

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‘Off The Yacht’ by Ahmed Nader Gretly

A few shots of the sun setting a few days ago when I was on this yacht trip in Sokhna.

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‘Sunset At Dahab’ by Ahmed Nader Gretly

Here’re two photographs I took when I was in Sharm a few days ago. It was about seven in the evening, my sister and I did a little bit of rock climbing to reach a good spot and take those … Continue reading

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‘Cairo Pride’ by Ahmed Nader Gretly

Dig the spirt of the city, Millions of faces merging into one. Walk the streets under a blazing sun, With aromas of dust and food Intermixed with hookah smoke of fresh grapes, Wafting through the midsummer sun that lasts forever. … Continue reading

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‘Sharm At Sunset’ taken by Ahmed Nader Gretly

Here are two photographs I took in Sharm by the mountains at sunset, it’s so beautiful there.

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‘Ballerina In Chains’ by Ahmed Nader Gretly

Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today not to celebrate life, but to mourn the dead. Egypt, two pounds for a kilo of rotten tomatoes? A bum with rot under his finger nails in dirty rags howled a prayer when … Continue reading

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