Egypt: The land where I shouldn’t be

Our friends, when we told them of our plans, mostly thought we were nuts. “Why would you go to Egypt?” - “Aren’t you scared to go to Egypt?!”

THE FAMED Sphinx. (photo credit: LAURA BEN-DAVID)
THE FAMED Sphinx.
(photo credit: LAURA BEN-DAVID)
When my friend and I decided to go on an adventure, we could have chosen any place in the world. We were intrigued by Egypt, however. The mystery, the Jewish history, the pyramids all drew us in. And the close proximity made it seem the ideal trip as it would be quick and easy to get to.
Except that it was neither quick, nor easy.
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