Sign of the times

Definitely not good news if stuff like this spreads................

https://dailynewsegypt.com/2020/07/11/kite-flying-now-banned-in-cairo-alexandria/

Comments

  • Sad times indeed!

    I think we should start a public effort to reverse this un wise decision in Egypt and promote safe kite flying as a way to stay human in these tough pandemic times! Perhaps reach out to our fellow kite communities for help!

    WW
  • alas when a well meaning idea is totally the wrong way to go.
    Those accidents would always of happened in no way would kites have been needed.
  • Sad indeed and useless
    A few years ago I managed to KAP the pyramids but flying a kite was already difficult or expensive in Baksheesh ...!

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  • edited August 12
    Pierre, for those not familiar with the term, perhaps I can point out that baksheesh is the local way of describing a back-hander, or bribe, with many officials willing to turn a blind eye for a suitable fee. Nice atmospheric photo, by the way.
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