Photo Essays

Photo-essays of my journeys and experiences in Egypt, Mother of the World. Taken with I-Phone 7 or 35mm 200 ISO film camera.

A LOVE AFFAIR WITH SINAI

All the colours of the world in the Southern dip of Sinai, Nuweibaa, and in Ras Sudr, Sinai.

THE GRUNT OF EXISTENCE 

How millions of underprivileged Egyptians spend their everyday lives.

CHILDREN OF THE ALLEY: A SERIES

A photo story of the alleys of Mokattam and the generational families that live there.

THE BOYS AND THEIR DONKEYS 

These boys had come all the way to where out hot air balloon had just landed, just to catch a glimpse of some strange looking people.

LUXOR, YOU TAUGHT ME COLOUR

Simply Luxor’s soothing array of colours.

MOSQUES IN CAIRO

Cairo, the City of a Thousand Minarets.

GULLIVER TRAVELS INTO CAIRO

Just like Jonathan Swift’s “Gulliver Travels”, the things a traveler sees on his or her way may seem peculiar.

SINAI: HEAVEN ON EARTH

A Bedouin town consisting of only huts about five meters from the shoreline, and the city Dahab (meaning “Gold”) in Sinai, the place where Moses received the Ten Commandments.

THE RED SEA

In Ain Hurghada, Sokhna, by the beautiful Red Sea.

ALEXANDRIA, A JEWEL LOST IN TIME

The former capital of Egypt and the former hub of the Middle East, founded by Alexander the Great, and one of the major trading centers of the world.

ISMAILIA

Located on the West Bank of the Suez Canal, it has a population of just over 300,000 people. It holds historical significance as it is where the Battle of Ismailia took place in the 1973 Yom Kippur war between Israel and Egypt. It is also where MB was founded.

CAIRO GEMS

Puzzle pieces that together comprise of the gem that is Cairo.

THE GLORY OF ANCIENT EGYPT 

The capital of Upper Egypt during the New Kingdom, the City of Amun, often thought of to hold a third of the World’s Monuments, Luxor is almost inconceivably rich in its history.

SPACE ODYSSEY 

Pictures of some of the ancient sites and temples of Luxor, Egypt.

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