Griots Republic

Authentic Outsiders? Welcome to the Age of the ‘Post-Tourist’

Welcome to the age of the “post-tourist”. The term “post-tourist” is commonly used to refer to a new breed of travellers, those who eschew common tourist “hotspots” and opt for a more unconventional experience, immersing themselves in “local culture” for an extended period of time.

Modern Amazons | The Egyptian Village Run by Women

Founded as a place where women can rebuild their lives after losing a husband or getting divorced, Al-Samaha village offers women and girls a chance to escape patriarchal prejudices and discover their independence.

The Story of Isis | Patron of Slaves and Sinners

Like most gods in cultures that practice polytheism, Isis was responsible for many aspects of Egyptian life.  Patron of the slaves and sinners. An advocate for the penniless and supporter of the artisan.  She was a symbol of fertility and the goddess of motherhood.