During the evening the Zamalek hotel offers great food in a wonderful setting
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An old Ramadan tradition that persists despite the changing times
This staple of Egyptian culture – for those who do not know – is a lonely soul who walks the shadowed streets just before dawn with a drum, chanting traditional mesaharaty songs to draw us out of our slumber for Sohour, the final meal before the Ramadan fast of the day begins.
Firstly, the rooftop breeze will hit your cracked desert skin almost instantaneously, as if you had suddenly been transported to crisp, cold, clear Switzerland. The heat? Gone. The humidity? Gone. The ever-present Cairo claustrophobia? Mostly gone.
The Daily News Egypt has decided to sort out the plight of bored people everywhere and presents you with a list of the hottest Cairo Ramadan tents.