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Saturday’s scene: A Whirling Dervish

2011/09/24by Donna Hull


Whirling dervish

Spinning round and round ever faster, this Sufi whirling dervish kept his balance as our Cairo dinner cruise motored down the Nile. Can you feel the intensity in this blur of a photograph? I was sailing on the Nile Maxim as part of a small group cultural tour to Cairo hosted by AuthentiCity Travel. The performance is actually a form of religious mediation by the Sufi Dervishes of the Mevlevi order. The next act? A belly dancer.

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Disclosure: AuthentiCity Travel provided this travel experience.

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A boomer travel and lifestyle authority who is exploring the world one activity at a time. Besides writing and publishing My Itchy Travel Feet, she also writes about boomer travel for My Well-Being Powered by Humana and is the author of New Mexico Backroads Weekend Adventure.

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