British Tourist Accuses 3 of Molesting Her in Luxor Temple

Get the best advice about your holiday in Luxor.

Moderators: DJKeefy, 4u Network

User avatar
Zooropa
Royal V.I.P
Royal V.I.P
Posts: 2509
Joined: Thu Aug 18, 2011 6:11 pm
Location: Leicester
Has thanked: 1286 times
Been thanked: 1749 times
Gender:
United Kingdom

Re: British Tourist Accuses 3 of Molesting Her in Luxor Temp

Post by Zooropa »

Yildez wrote:Mmm, difficult. If a European man put his arm round me for a photo I'd think nothing of it. It is perfectly acceptable, and without a sub text of sexual permission. In Egypt or Turkey - absolutely no way would I allow a man, who was not family, to even touch my arm. Physical contact carries a message of sexual availability - like it or not, that's the mindset.

I'm generally on my own when I visit the antiquities, and am often approached to have my photo taken with Egyptians. With women/girls, arms around each other is no problem, but with men - usually young men - I don't allow any contact. Even so I'm sure they tell their friends lurid tales about the foreign woman they met, " and I have a photo of her to prove it!!"
A very well put post Yildez.

I would add that my understanding is its inappropriate to approach a woman who you don't know especially with a view to striking up any kind of relationship.

So if they followed their custom in this regard then these "misunderstandings" would not occur in the first place.



User avatar
Dusak
Egyptian Pharaoh
Egyptian Pharaoh
Posts: 5886
Joined: Sun May 11, 2008 2:29 pm
Location: LUXOR
Has thanked: 5900 times
Been thanked: 7341 times
Gender:
Thailand

Re: British Tourist Accuses 3 of Molesting Her in Luxor Temp

Post by Dusak »

[=''Zooropa'']If I am ever lucky enough in the future to have a woman put their arm around me it would take a good deal more than just that to give me the impression that id been given the keys to the door, so to speak.[/quote]

:tk Mmmm, I seem to recall an attractive lady doing just that, punctuated with a kissy kissy on both cheeks. She will be glad about the keys bit. :lol:
Life is your's to do with as you wish- do not let other's try to control it for you. Count Dusak- 1345.

  • Similar Topics
    Replies
    Views
    Last post
  • Chinese Tourist Damages 3000-Year-Old Temple in Luxor
    by DJKeefy » Mon May 27, 2013 8:21 am » in History and Archaeology
    18 Replies
    325 Views
    Last post by Dusak
    Tue Jun 04, 2013 7:44 am
  • Hibis Temple is back on Egypt's tourist path
    by Winged Isis » Sun Oct 21, 2012 6:45 am » in History and Archaeology
    3 Replies
    134 Views
    Last post by hatusu
    Mon Dec 03, 2012 5:41 pm
  • Trying to attract the British Tourist
    by HEPZIBAH » Thu Oct 23, 2014 11:02 pm » in Know Egypt
    6 Replies
    1224 Views
    Last post by Who2
    Tue Oct 28, 2014 10:06 am
  • British Tourist Raped in Sharm el Sheik
    by HEPZIBAH » Mon Mar 24, 2014 1:05 pm » in Know Egypt
    56 Replies
    1764 Views
    Last post by Glyphdoctor
    Tue Apr 01, 2014 3:03 pm
  • British tourist held in Egyptian prison
    by crewmeal » Wed Apr 05, 2017 4:17 pm » in Visiting Luxor
    27 Replies
    400 Views
    Last post by Horus
    Fri Apr 14, 2017 10:31 am