The Life, Times & Musings of an American Midwest Woman Who Lives in the Middle East

Posts Tagged "Upper Egypt"

The Perfume of Zaheen

The Perfume of Zaheen

By on Aug 29, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

Letting my eyes adjust to the dim light inside the simple Nubian home, I greeted Zaheen and took my place on the bed between her and my friend. She rested her dark, weathered hand on mine. “Where have you been?” Zaheen’s granddaughter, Nala asked me. I turned to answer when I felt a cold spritz on the back of my neck. Shocked I turned toward Zaheen just as she...

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I Always Feel Like Somebody’s Watching Me

I Always Feel Like Somebody’s Watching Me

By on Aug 29, 2016 in Blog | 0 comments

It’s 3 am here and I’m preparing for a road trip to one of Egypt’s most spectacular sites. Abu Simbel towers over Lake Nasr as a testament to incredible ingenuity and some would say ego of Pharaoh Ramses. I’ll talk more about this place and its history on Sunday Scenery. For now, I’d like to ask what kind of legacy are you leaving? I am...

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