For all the unrest that is being reported on the news I have not seen any of it with my own eyes. Here in Alexandria there is not that much going on. Ahmed saw some protestors in Alex once when he went to renew our visas a couple of weeks but, but he said there was not a lot of people. He also saw some protestors in Tanta when he went to check out that city, which is about 2 hours by train from Alexandria, and he said that was more rowdy with a police presence. But, again, there were not a lot of people. The protestors go to certain areas for maximum impact even if there are not a lot of theme and the rest of the cities seem to move on about daily life with very little interruption. From what I can determine most of the upheaval is in Port Said, hours away from where I am and it has more do to with a soccer hooligan trial that has morphed into political unrest.

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