Archive for Category: "egypt"
After years spent helping Eritrean refugees escape torture houses in the Sinai, Meron Estefanos decided to travel to the scene of the crime. In this interview with Pink Pangea, Estefanos explains why she knowingly put her life in danger
Life happens with divine timing and if we truly pay attention to all the synchronicities, we shall notice that we are always being guided and supported. As a young child, I had a fascination for travel. Egypt was one of the many places that seemed to call me and intrigue me. I wondered if someday I would be able to visit this sacred land and sure enough, in the divine timing of life, I did
Two years after the Arab Spring, I traveled to Egypt with my partner Rick Steves. Ten days gave us ample opportunity to learn quite a bit about this beautiful and troubled, post-revolution country. Since that trip, the political and social scene in Egypt has changed drastically once more. My friends over there (both men and women) hold tight to their hope for positive outcomes
A friend and I were sitting on a bench outside the citadel in Alexandria, watching the tourists browse overpriced Nefertiti heads. It was an exceptionally hot day. A man stopped to offer us a pamphlet on Islam. A group of young teenagers accosted us for a picture.