Sunday, February 03, 2008

The other side of Cairo


I had just noted how "there's no rhyme or reason" to the architecture in Cairo when I started seeing the beauty in all the tall buildings. They may not be designed to harmonize with the neighbouring buildings, but individually many of them are in grand style with ornate detailing, especially on the balconies.

My first weeks in Cairo have suffered in that I compare with Sana'a and find it a little less - less clean, less harmonious, less serene, less simple, oh and let's not forget: less warm. Much less. Today it's warmed to a high around 20 degrees Celcius (sixty-something Fahrenheit) and I call it a taste of the beautiful things to come.

I'm usually terrible with pictures...


Erik Donald France said...

(Happily) jealous here in Detroit, where it's foggy and grim, with slushy snow on the way.

DonCasiragi said...

Ha ome mehn..I have been wondering what happened to my Lady T. I in fact just called you only to get the phone not in service response. So I migrated here to check up on U. I hope u are having drop me a mail with your contact info in naija and Cairo. Be cool..lets talk.