End of the Road Trip The Revolution Returns to Egypt

One year after the Arab Spring, SPIEGEL correspondent Alexander Smoltczyk set out on a journey through the Maghreb to assess the changes the region has undergone. On the third and final leg of his journey through North Africa, he ends in Cairo, where the revolution is still underway.
Tahrir square in Cairo: Egyptians hold their national flags as they take part in a rally celebrating the first anniversary of the 25th January uprising.

Tahrir square in Cairo: Egyptians hold their national flags as they take part in a rally celebrating the first anniversary of the 25th January uprising.

Foto: Mohamed Omar/ dpa
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan