Egypt

Posted on October 17, 2008 by Alexandra Avakian

Women waiting outside a bus stop in Cairo

I’ve been to Egypt several times, snorkeling in the Red Sea, sailing the Nile down to Luxor and Aswan, visiting the lake at Fayyoum, the Pyramids, and Cairo. The women in this picture from the photo essay at the front of the book were waiting for a bus in Cairo.

Scene in a soukh cafe

In the second, a picture left out of the book, a couple talks in a soukh café while teenage boys smoke tobacco in water pipes.

Contact strip showing several shots of the Great Pyramids as seen through the interior of a car

The third is a negative strip of the Pyramids.

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