Following up on yesterday’s essay Wintry Weather, I was struck by photographs of the unusually heavy winter storm that just blanketed many Middle Eastern countries in snow. I discovered a wide range of unique images, from Saudis tossing snowballs to Israelis on sleds to the newly white roofs of Istanbul. Gathered here are a handful of those images, showing that, despite the harshness of the storm, some were able to find a moment of joy in the rare snowfall.
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there’s only one photo of turkey and none of egypt in here, but i just got final OIP approval for my travel exemption!! i am only one week of D.C. thesis interviews, one NY trip, three final exams, a dean’s date paper and a pset away from istanbul and cairo…! TWO WEEKS. let’s go.