Monday, August 15, 2011

Egypt - A Kind Of Magic

"It is priceless to listen to Italian music, sitting in an Egyptian cafe', drinking a Turkish coffee while writing Arabic homework! And it is almost a kind of magic to forget about professors coming late to class, waiting ages for a taxi to come...

...An old man saying "welcome to Egypt" is as mesmerizing as a pyramid,

and as genuine as a koshary!*"-Marino Forlino

*Koshary as defined by Wikipedia:

Kushari, often transliterated as koshary, kosheri or koshari, (Egyptian/Arabic a popular traditional and a topping of Egyptian garlic and vinegar and spicy tomatoe sauce. Fried onion is commonly added as a garnish. Koshary is one of the most popular, inexpensive, and common dishes in Egypt, and many restaurants specialize in this one dish.


Jane said...

Why are you doing Arabic homework? I seem to have missed something.

barb cabot said...

Hi Jane, it's not me doing the arabic homework it's Marino (Daniele's brother) who's in Egypt this summer studying the language.

Jane said...

Oh..and here I thought you were becoming tri-lingual. Do you speak Japanese? Then you could be quadlingual.

Where in Egypt is he? Does he experience any of the unrest?

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