Go ahead, tuk tuk guy, make my day

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

Is it still New Year’s Eve in Gouna?

  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?