Ordering a table from Cairo

Adventures in long-distance internet shopping and global economics

The finest wood from Cairo.

For you, special price: $67.

Yeah, so that didn’t happen.

And yet, the whole story is true.

TL;DR: The US is really, really fucking big.

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CEO of Konf, pitch coach for startups, enthusiastic dabbler in photography.

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