This is a great blog post (hat tip: Jawa).
"My brain explosion in Luxor that resulted in my (somewhat) out of
character response was not an act of ignorance to the country and
culture I was in."
"It was vented from the culmination of weeks of having to endure
incidents of sexual harassment and discrimination towards someone who
had become a close friend of mine as well as the continual attempts at
fiscal exploitation of us both for the simple fact that we were
With added bonus "head bumps" quip!
Just a reminder of what really goes on in Egypt.
Arab Spring and all.
"It's all about domination, it's not about sex. The more the woman is
covered up, the bigger the challenge because it seems as if she's
putting more and more layers to be protected. This excites the men who
feel like they have to dominate women in order to feel worthy."