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Posts tagged “Cairo


In Memory of my Late Grandma

TeitaAccording to Egyptian Tradition, the 40th day after a late person’s funeral is a day of remembrance. Today is my sweet grandma’s 40th… and I’ve worked on this one here in her memory… I really miss every thing about her… but knowing how much she suffered especially in the past year and a half, its comforting to know she’s in a happier place 🙂

I had actually seen a photo of an old lady with a similar “effect” about 7 or 8 months ago when I was still in London. So when I came back to Cairo I made a point of taking good shots of grandma so as to try it out and only today I dug them out and selected a good one and here you go! 🙂

I just miss her… RIP.



Shy one

DSC02734Shy Horse.. wouldn’t look out of his window.

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.



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.


Cairo Sunset

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



Fishy Waters



The Contrast between Cairo’s colorlessness and the colorful green in this park, which is located on a hill overlooking Cairo Slums.