Eid Mubarek & Rosh Hashanah

Sep 20, 2009

Happy end of Ramadan to all my friends who are Muslim, and Happy Rosh Hashanah to all my Jewish pals.  I hope you have ALL had amazing holidays.  I started Ramadan out in Egypt- on a foluca on the Nile River (above).  At the time i could not fathom how any individual- moreless a whole ...

In Egypt

Ramadan Kareem!

Aug 30, 2009

I began the Ramadan season in Cairo Egypt with my friends, a sweet Egyptian Family. I am familiar with the concept of fasting-  but was again reminded that the period of fasting that goes on during Ramadan is a bit different from what i am used to.  First and most staggering to me is that people do not ...