Mar 16

You Know You’re In Egypt When…

by in Africa, Going Nomadic

Egyptian Sign

You Know You’re in Egypt When…

Signs can be revelatory about a culture. And we came across this one walking down the seafront in Dahab, on the coast of the Sinai desert in Egypt.

The local Bedouin have moved more to pickup trucks than camels nowadays, which, if you’ve ever ridden a camel, should come as no surprise. But the odd camel and plenty of horses ply the desert between the two sides of town and you can tell you’re a long way from home

 

Theodora Sutcliffe blogs at Travels With A Nine Year Old   about her long-term journey with her now-11-year-old son. For some comedy signs from Asia, visit here: http://travelswithanineyearold.com/2010/08/29/6-signs-that-say-youre-a-long-way-from-home/

   


This is part of a new series of photos I’m calling:

Things You Don’t See At

Home”.

Have your own photo of something strange, new, awesome, or funny that you have seen while traveling and want to guest-post here as part of my weekly, Friday THINGS YOU DON’T SEE AT HOME series?

Send me an email at nomaddanib@gmail.com with THINGS YOU DON’T SEE AT HOME’ in the subject, along with your photo (JPEG), short caption, link to your travel/fanpage and short bio.

Look for “Things You Don’t See At Home” photos every Friday. (to coincide with #FriFoto on Twitter).

CHEERS!

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