Downsized from teaching jobs led artist Bob Medina and his wife Anna to recreate their lives on the other side of the planet. Soon they found themselves in front of classes at a private school in Alexandria, Egypt with a schedule that allows them time to explore the world.
They returned to San Diego recently and recreated the experience of their neighborhood in Alexandria, Egypt at the Voz Alta Project Gallery, filling the space with blaring radios, handbills and posters, food grilling and garbage piles, photographs and mannequins in traditional garb. The curator, Carlos Beltran drew the line at installing 50 live cats. Instead Bob circled the floorboard with life-sized, stenciled felines and set up a small fenced area with two, bleating goats – all based on his encounters walking and biking his Alexandrian neighborhood. Read more about the opening night of Where You From.
The current political upheaval in Egypt has been smooth for Bob and Ana, especially in Alexandria. Even while exploring Cairo recently they were able to witness the revolution at a safe distance. Read more at Camels and Tacos, chronicling the “misadventures of Bob y Ana”.
About Elaine Masters
Indie Excellence award-winning author, scuba diver and speaker, Elaine J. Masters, grew up taking road trips. Inspired by a 6 month back-packing adventure, she's pioneered stress relief systems for travelers and commuters, to help them get where they’re going feeling great. Her Drivetime Yoga techniques are being used by police officers, sales people and busy parents worldwide. Flytime Yoga was chosen as the hot idea by Meetings & Conventions Magazine. Travel tips at: TripWellness.com Travel ease products at: DrivetimeYoga.com. When she's not working or on the road, Elaine gathers travelers together to learn and network at monthly Travel Well Meetups. She is the San Diego Meet, Plan, Go host and brings together travel writers and industry professionals at Travel Massive San Diego, a part of the global network of those working in the travel industry. As the host of The Gathering Road on WomensRadio, Elaine speaks with courageous travelers and travel experts, sharing their journeys of courage, passion and uncommon adventure. Follow Elaine: @tripwellness, @goeasytravelwel and Facebook.Web | More Posts (93)