Egypt

Sinai 2009 – Part 1

Sinai 2009 – Part 1

The enchanting ululations of half a dozen mosques broadcasting call to prayer woke me before 5am and I came to consciousness with the sense of standing on the edge of the city, which comes from 17 hours in the air…

Surprises in the desert – Siwa

Surprises in the desert – Siwa

Egypt taught me a lot about the realities of travelling. I was swindled in the shadow of the great pyramids (http://www.einsteinsbarbershop.com/?p=72), endured the corruption of officials in Luxor (bullied by a guard at Karnak), dropped my bundle in frustration at…

Barber Shop Photos #2 – St. Catherine’s Monastery

Barber Shop Photos #2 – St. Catherine’s Monastery

      This shot from my 2009 trip to Egypt comes from St. Catherine’s Monastery at the foot of Mount Sinai, which lies in the centre of Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula. The mountain is best known as the location where…