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Old Islamic Cairo

The word for “market” in Arabic is souk. A few blocks from the Arabian Nights hostel where I stayed in Cairo is the old souk called Khan el Khalili. It is a busy, colourful maze of, well, things. Silver trays, … Continue reading

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Arrived in Jordan in a new way

Monday, May 21 – Day 1 I arrived in Amman with the same route through Toronto and Heathrow – but it was much different. There was no flight with other University of Toronto students and no delays. Good? Yes. It … Continue reading

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