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Mosques, etc.

Posted in Photos by Quiet Giant on May 10, 2009
Iman Abdulfattah, from Egypt's Deparment of Antiquities, prepares us for a walking tour of Islamic Cairo, while Kristina takes audio.

Iman Abdulfattah, from Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities, prepares us for a walking tour of Islamic Cairo, while Kristina takes audio.

The towers of a mosque in Islamic Cairo.

The towers of a mosque in Islamic Cairo.

Pedal pedal

Pedal pedal.

Katie emerges onto the roof of Al-Azhar.

Katie emerges onto the roof of Al-Azhar.

Everyone gathers around Iman on the roof.Gathering on the roof.
The ablution bath on the ground floor of Al-Azhar, seen through one of its many arched windows.

The ablution bath on the ground floor of Al-Azhar, seen through one of its many arched windows.

Walking across the white marble.

Walking across the mosque's white marble.

Sean and me

Sean and me

Sweeping up the streets of Islamic Cairo.

Sweeping up the streets of Islamic Cairo.

The courtyard of a home that a local merchant in ancient Egypt would use to house his extended family.

The courtyard of a home used by an old local merchant for his extended family.

Another view.

Another view.

Inside out.

Inside out.

Awesome stained-glass skylights illuminating the women's bathroom.

Awesome stained-glass skylights illuminating the women's bathroom.

Lila made friends with a group of art students in the courtyard.

Lila made friends with a group of art students in the courtyard.

A shot of one of Islamic Cairo's skinny alleys.

One of Islamic Cairo's skinny alleys.

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  1. dibbee said, on May 11, 2009 at 1:26 pm

    woman, these photos rock! props to you!


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