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Camels kaleshes and tourism in egypt

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Social Studies Middle School

Camels, Caleshes, and Tourism in Egypt

There have been many consequences of the political upheaval of the Arab Spring movement in Egypt in 2011. One of them is the severe drop in tourism as a result of the violence. This has hurt the country's camels and horses that used to carry tourists around ancient Egyptian sites. They are losing their jobs and going hungry. In this public radio story you hear from Egyptians who are struggling to make a living off tourism and are wondering when things will improve.

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Story Length: 4:33

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Jake Warga, distributed by PRX

AIR DATE: 09/01/2011

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