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In Cairo, to pack or not to pack: that is the question
February 9, 2011 3:39 AM   Subscribe

"Sometimes the hardest part of a story is getting there. Sometimes it is getting around. Sometimes it is obstructive intelligence agencies and soldiers. Sometimes it is lawlessness, sometimes overattentive law enforcement. Sometimes it is lack of transport, poor communications, power blackouts, accreditation difficulties or a hostile local population." In Cairo it's been all of the above. Stephen Farrell learns to pack a smaller camera kit: New York Times lens blog
posted by Mister Bijou (3 comments total) 14 users marked this as a favorite

 
This is such an unexpectedly fantastic perspective on the turmoil in and around Tahrir Square, and I never would've caught it if you hadn't posted it here. Thank you.
posted by tapesonthefloor at 10:16 AM on February 9, 2011


Thanks for this excellent post!
posted by Katjusa Roquette at 4:21 PM on February 9, 2011


Much thanks.
posted by ZeusHumms at 5:06 PM on February 9, 2011


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