was the first place I visited in 1972
when I went to Egypt for the first time.
It was for me like a pilgrimage :
" To stand on the spot where once stood El Raiss Gamal Abdel Nasser while making his historical speeches to the masses....."
Later I visited Cairo about 70 times on business trips
and yet each time I have had a special feeling
a kind of mythical-emotional-experience when passing
by Tahrir Square.
I even stayed , on purpose , in the Nile Hilton just to be
near that "holy" place..
I have not been to Egypt ,the last 6 or 7 years , but I intend
to visit again soon.....and then.....and again I shall visit Tahrir-Square.
For me this hart-of-the-hart of Arab-Egypt has now
a double historical value.
Whatever has happened today
and whatever shall happen tomorrow , again.......
Tahrir Square is the Square of Tahrir
"Issmin aala moussama "
(an adjective which becomes a name)
In Arabic , Tahrir means "liberation"