Yesterday, Erin played her last game of tennis of the season with Murid, the pro at the Gouna Tennis Club. He is a pleasant chap, and is quite skilled at returning the ball such that you don't have to run too far to get it. And as with most tennis pros, he has an amusing, … Continue reading Go ahead, tuk tuk guy, make my day
That Egyptians are a loud people is well-known. There are many theories about this that you can find on the Internet. Here is a typical summary explanation. My uncle says it is a social domination thing, the concept being: Take them (ie, win) by sound, which is a literal translation of the Arabic phrase: … Continue reading Is it still New Year’s Eve in Gouna?
El Gouna in Egypt is a high-end resort town on the Red Sea that is serious about all things sportif. Here are some pics of my wife hitting tennis balls with Murid, the club pro at the Gouna Tennis Club. Call me uxurious, but I think she played terrific! My wife had the following to … Continue reading Top Spin