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K. Daniel Krauss

K. Daniel Krauss has written 5 posts for Incessant Experiences

[The Spiel, Feb.] Of those who say nothing…

Of those who say nothing, few are silent. ~ Thomas Neill There are many facets of my personality that have morphed or been replaced as I’ve gained more years, i.e., as I’ve “grown up.” One constant has been my affinity for quotes. In high school, I would use as many quotes as I could manage … Continue reading

A Cairene Moped Towing Service

During my first week in Egypt I went to an area of the city called Coptic Cairo with a couple friends.  It is one of the oldest areas in Cairo, if not the oldest (evidence of settlement in the area dates to around 500-600 BC).  There are many wonderful, old edifices, including the Hanging Church, … Continue reading

Cairene Taxis

First, the driving in this country is fantastic. There are literally no traffic stops in Egypt; no speeding tickets, no seatbelt tickets, no reckless driving tickets, nothing. Well  none that I have witnessed, at least. It matters not if there are only three lanes, you’ll see traffic five abreast, possibly six. Despite the lack of … Continue reading

Meeting some of the Neighbors (Part II)

Continued from my first ever post Meeting Some of the Neighbors with the same introduction: I flew to Egypt in August of 2010 in order to study at the American University in Cairo. Upon arriving, I couldn’t speak a word of Arabic, had little knowledge of societal norms, and even less time to receive this … Continue reading

Meeting Some of the Neighbors

I flew to Egypt in August of 2010 in order to study at the American University in Cairo. Upon arriving, I couldn’t speak a word of Arabic, had little knowledge of societal norms, and even less time to receive this vital information from my friend whose family’s flat I would be staying in, as his … Continue reading

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