Posts in the category «Local & Regional» :

Smoking Culture in Egypt

in «Local & Regional» by moftasa
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This post is not about a specific smoking culture that is unique to Egypt, but rather how smoking as a set of attitudes, beliefs and behaviours is widely accepted here. I will try to summarise my experiences with smokers, their attitudes, their relationship with public space and non-smokers.

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The NDP synagogue

in «Local & Regional» by moftasa

In April 2008, in Hadayeq el Qobba I stumbled upon this synagogue which was turned into a public affairs office, NDP office, a nursery and a small mosque.

Taking photos is strictly prohibited. But I managed to snap some shots while claiming that I am studying architecture and interested in …