My Trip To Egypt Essay

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Trip to Egypt It had been more than seven years since I saw my family, so I decided to take a vacation and see them. The moment I landed at Cairo airport, I saw my older brother. All the way from the airport to my family house, which is in in a small village four hours away from the airport, he was showing me pictures of girls on his phone and asking me what I think of them. Even though I knew his plan, and why he is showing me these pictures, I ask him I pretended like I did not understand. He looked at me and said: “pick one; you are here to get married.” I looked at him, and in my mind, I want to turn back and take the first plane back to the U.S. I told him, I am not here to get married; I am here just to visit. He said “okay...”, but all…show more content…
I remember the old and simple village houses with just one or two floors, but now houses look so different. The village became more like a city with taller building and too much traffic. I did not even recognize my house and the street where I grow up. By the time we got home, it was night time. I thought my mom would be sleeping because I know she goes to bed early and wakes up early. I was surprised to find her waiting for me in front of the house, and as soon as she saw me, she started hugging and kissing me. She did not even wait until I get inside the house. My brother told me she was so worried about me that she did not sleep for the last three days. I went to bed after eating the huge meal that my mom prepared for me, to wake up in the morning to an entirely different place than where I grow up. Even though I had not had any sleep for the last few days because I was so excited to see my family when I finally got to sleep, I only had 3 hours of sleep. I woke up early thinking that my mom will be happy to see me, but the first thing she said to me was “why you up early.” That surprised me because in the past she used to yell at me for sleeping too

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