Category Cairo

Chaos in Cairo- Part II

Having just experienced the hustlers’ hat trick,  I contemplated what it means to be an experienced or “seasoned” traveler in the context of handling potential hustles.  Obviously, it’s having acquired a certain wisdom of the modus operandi of many countries, but I think it is also being secure and comfortable saying “no” without feelings of being […]

Chaos in Cairo- Part I

Put yer spurs on kids because the horse called Cairo is one wild pony. Is this a city where a person should let their hotel arrange their daily excursions? For dilettante, want-to-be, self-sufficient travelers Bobbi and I shy away from such silliness. When we travel to distant lands we not only want to see the […]