Egypt carries on tradition of steam-free ‘foot ironing’

ALEXANDRIA, Egypt – In a narrow alleyway in the heart of Egypt’s coastal city of Alexandria, Ebtesam Mohamed is busy working on a decades-old Egyptian tradition of ironing clothes using her feet. Unlike in regular ironing, she smoothes out creases by sliding a large hot metal slab weighing nearly 40 kilograms (88 pounds) back and […]

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