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Archive for April, 2013

Traditional Wooden Window – Old Cairo Antiquities

Traditional Old Cairo WindowI found this traditional old wooden window while walking around the Coptic area in Old Cairo. It was a window on the side of the nunnery (the place where nuns stay) of the Coptic St. George Monastery.

 

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Islamic Lantern – Old Cairo Antiquities

Ancient LanternThis old lantern is found hanging, among many others, from the ceiling of the first and oldest mosque in Africa. Amr Ibn Al Aas Mosque, located in Old Cairo, is the first mosque built in Egypt and thus the whole of Africa, around 642 A.D.


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Violet Beauty

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Cairo Sunset

Cairo SunsetIn the midst of all the chaos… clear skies, bright orange sunset… Cairo Twilight is simply unbeatable 🙂

 


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Fishy Waters