Kirei girl dal... Cairo

We all start blogging for different reasons. One day you find yourself searching interesting blogs and suddenly you are catched by Sara's words.
She's one of a kind.
She's Egyptian.
She's wonderful.
Reading her is sometimes better than a theraphy... you can believe there is something better out there. And I really hope her dream will become true one day.

Continue reading if you want to know more... if you are not hypnotized by her eyes or smile before. :)



Name, age / current location - Sara, 22. Cairo, Egypt.

Job, studies or present/ future projects? - I currently work as a program specialist at a local NGO concerned with community youth development, I have studied economics at Cairo University and I have just started my Masters degree in Economics in International development at the American University in Cairo. No, I am not a nerd :D only a geek!
(picture of the beautiful cairo university campus- part of it, it's a huge place!

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Famous question... why did you start bloggin? - I started blogging because I felt the need to document my day to day life, for future reference and I also thought that maybe someone out there would be interested in what I have to share!

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You said you have family from America (am I wrong?) and UK... have you been in those places? which one do you love the most and why? :) - I do have family in the US and the UK- I loved going to London for all the history and museums and etc...I have been to both really, also, in London I have the cousins, but then again you get to shop at all the cheaper places in the US!

Share a special place with us - from your city or anywhere you've been and want to share with us! - I have to favourite places in Cairo, Zamalek which is an island in the Nile, and a place very close to where I live called Korba, which is actually the oldest place in my neighbourhood.
( links of Korba photos:
http://www.panoramio.com/photo/20146053 and http://www.panoramio.com/photo/20146253) korba is where I hang out almost everyday!

actually I found a picture of the cafe! It's next door to thomas cook:
http://www.panoramio.com/photo/20145863

and felukas in Zamalek (
http://www.panoramio.com/photo/17441303)

I couldn't find pictures that represent zamalek to me really..

A happy memory you have and want to share with us? - My little brother's first day of school...I got him ready and took him to school. I am fourteen years older than my brother Saeed (his name literally means happy) and we are so much alike! He's my best friend :)

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Sara with two friends... they all share the name!

Favourite book? why is it special to you? - The Unbearable Lightness of being, because it's more like a philosophy to me...Milan Kundera fascinates me really! Also, another book by an Egyptian author who writes in English: Ahdaf Soueif- called The Map of Love, this book is special to me for so many reasons, but I basically look up to the author because I have always wanted to write books.

I love your way of thinking, where do you get inspiration from? - I LOVE YOU! I just felt like saying that because you are being so nice to me! I think everything around me inspires me...in fact, I am surrounded by a lot of beauty and for that I am thankful..

A dream - To write a book and to make a change or leave an impact. I want to be remembered for caring.

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Favourite artist/band & song from them-why do you love them so much? - wow that's a tough question! I have a very diverse taste in music! I'll try to narrow them down..

Kiss me- six pence non the richer, because I've always liked it.
Sick cycle carousel- Lifehouse, because it reminds me of the last time I saw my grandfather
A lot of Michael Buble songs because his voice makes me happy.
She had the world- Panic at the disco, because that song almost describes me.
What a wonderful world- Louis Armstrong- it cheers me up!

Can you share with us a dish you love from egypt? - First let me tell you that Egyptians LOVE food!! I think of the dishes authentic to Egypt is Kushari, which is a mix of lentils, pasta and rice (I cook it without the pasta, I'll post a recipe soon!) and red sauce...
Also, foul (broad beans, slow cooked) there are so many ways to cook that! I found this very interesting link for you (
http://www.foodbycountry.com/Algeria-to-France/Egypt.html)

If you ever happen to read my blog... what would you add to it? (don't mind to critisize! ;))
- hmm, I think you should show more of the amazing person you are!
In terms of experiences and everything!


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Thank you Sara for answering my questions and always being so nice. You already know what I think of you so there's no need to write so many things here lol. You are a really special and unique being. :)

If you want to visit her, you can do it here:
One Long Road
I'm sure she'll be one of your favourites. :)


Wish you all a lovely week!

Besos

23 comentarios:

  1. what an incredible girl, and SO pretty too

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  2. Dios mío de El Cairo! Es guapísma!
    Un besito :)

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  3. Muchas gracias!
    Ya había pensado hacerlo, si a la gente le gustaba la idea, y veo que sí, lo cual me alegra muchisimo:) Haré un diseño final e intentare hacer unas cuantas camisetas y venderlas estaría genial. Me haría mucha ilusión ver a la gente con una creación mía.
    Por cierto, guapísima esta chica. Y encima de El Cairo, con lo que adoro Egipto...
    Un bacio bella!

    Lia

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  4. Interesante! Me encanta descubrir cositas nuevas por internet! Besos!

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  5. es una ciudad interesantísima...una ciudad para volver cada año pues su cambio y evolución es bestial...te encantará...besetesssssss

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  6. Hola guapa!! me alegro q te guste el sushi! sin duda iriamos a comer sushi! jeje
    No sabia q se hacian quedadas de bloggeras, estoy muy aislada o soy muy novata :S
    kisses!!

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  7. I wish I could understand the other comments! haha

    Thank you Iris!! I love you! I really do xx

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  8. Gracias por la pasada.
    Me encantó tu blog!
    voy a volver en cualquier momento.. :)

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  9. Very interesting... I love reading blogs from different parts of the world.

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  10. She sounds like a wonderful, special girl! Will definitely have to visit her blog again:)

    Another great BOTW post, Iris!! Hope you're having a great Tuesday!

    Hugs*
    Sher

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  11. She's a very pretty girl! And I'll definitely visit her blog! :)

    anyhows, check out my blog and follow me too <3

    http://pantyhole.blogspot.com/

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  12. I know her and I've been following her blog since I started blogging.... She's really nice and adorable.... I love her! ^_^

    IN FULL BLOOM - A Cornucopia of Thoughts and Significant Events of my Life

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  13. She's such a gorgeous girl and I love love how she answered every question loved the last photo of her <3

    Yayyyy for us having the same tights,do show them soon yea !

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  14. I adore Sara!
    and I lovelovelove your blog :)
    xx

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  15. She's beautiful in every way.... i know it for a fact :)
    Thanks for this Iris

    cheers!

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  16. This was a great interview. She is very interesting! I always love getting to know people. Thanks for the opportunity!


    clothedmuch.blogspot.com

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  17. So interesting this interwiew..and so sweet! She's really georgeous

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  18. Hola chica! That is an awesome interview! :D Lovely girl!

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  19. When I look for blogs, I look for real people! She is adorable!
    Thanks for this interview :D

    xx

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  20. Hola, quería invitarte al sorteo que estoy haciendo en mi blog, pásate y participa, igual eres tu la afortunada!
    Un beso
    http://the-fashion-paradise.blogspot.com/2009/11/sorteo-en-fashion-paradise.html

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