Saturday morning. 9 O’clock.
The 6th of October bridge was almost deserted, which was perfect. I was on my way to Zamalek, to attend the 3rd Edition of Torath – Youm Fi Masr Festival in the Fish Garden – or El Gablaya for short. This neighborhood always has a positive impact on my spirits, as I found myself completely uplifted by the neighborhood’s iconic greenery, beautiful historic buildings, and the chill winter air.
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If you take a walk with me, we will go to Old Cairo today. Driving through the ancient roads, we would pass Amr Ibn El Ass Mosque, and find ourselves standing next to the Hanging Church and the Coptic Museum. Those iconic sites are not our stop for the day. Today, we will be visiting Souq El Fustat, an Arts and Crafts Center with 35 permanent galleries and many booth stalls set-up for the day. Today is the date of the Festival For Arts & Crafts which is why we are here today.
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