Why I Went To Egypt Pt. 2 (The Bus Ride To Cairo)

It was a three hour drive to Sharm El Sheikh and a seven hour ride from there to Cairo. I would get to Cairo tonight, I thought, as I stared out the window at the rocky brown mountains rising high, perhaps two thousand feet. Against the backdrop of the high blue sky, the mountains reminded… Continue reading Why I Went To Egypt Pt. 2 (The Bus Ride To Cairo)

Daniel Adler Samples the Pastoral Life

I had heard that Ein Karem is a beautiful neighborhood. John the Baptist was born there. So I took a pen in my pocket, and left my book because I didn’t really want to read in a cafe; if it was that boring I’d just come back and read in the hostel. I got on… Continue reading Daniel Adler Samples the Pastoral Life