Walking with Grandma in Egypt


On reflection, Zahra, a student talked about her experience walking in the markets in Egypt and what she learned from her community, especially her grandma. “Basket weaving is one of the most prominent crafts that are still practiced today. I have always been fascinated by the technique and its beauty and have always wanted to learn how to make them myself”. This is of cultural significance because Zahra’s family is in Egypt and every time she goes to visit, they walk through the market to see the baskets, but also to get ingredients needed to make Zahra’s favourite dish (Molokhiya). These images are her memories from times walking with her grandma.