"Aswan souq. No avoiding this..." Egypt Tourist Trap Tip by swesn

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Aswan souq. No avoiding this one, however. Aswan is the souq. The souq is Aswan. Many of the things on sale were touristy stuffs which meant that there were maximum harassments from the vendors. I could not stop to admire anything coz I would be zeroed in left, right, centre. But one night, I did have a pleasant time strolling through the souq, with the smell of spices in the air and the whole place looked slightly soft-focussed because of the incense smoke.

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  • Written Aug 25, 2002
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