Cairo Gems

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Standing Tall (Kasr El-Nile Bridge)
Egyptian tea: warm and sweet, much like Egyptian culture
A Multi-coloured Abyss
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El Feshawy Cafe: one of the oldest cafe’s in Hussein area, built in 1771 AD, many famous poets, artists, thinkers, politicians from all over the world have frequented here, including Naguib Mahfouz, who wrote many of his books here. The people stay here all night until morning, listening to old Egyptian songs played on the oud, clapping and the likes, with the haze of shisha wafting around, and trays of tea with mounds of sugar and mint leaves going around. If you shut your eyes for a second there you will miss out on many things! (El Feshawy, Cairo, Egypt)
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Sunset over the Nile (Cairo, Egypt)
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Sunset in المقطم‎ (Cairo, Egypt)

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Sunset in المقطم‎ (Cairo, Egypt)
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Melting (Sokhna, Egypt)
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Cats of Egypt (Khan al-Khalili, Cairo, Egypt)
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Azbakeya Book Market, a century-old with over 130 bookstores right over Attaba metro station. Where former President Sadat and Naguib Mahfouz would all buy their books, with everything ranging from philosophy to religion, science to medicine, politics to culture, history to linguistics, and so on. A paradise for many.
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Azbakeya Book Market (Cairo, Egypt)
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Azbakeya Book Market (Cairo, Egypt)
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St George Coptic Orthodox Church (Coptic Cairo, Cairo, Egypt)
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Golden Hour (Cairo, Egypt)
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A Day in the Life (Maadi, Cairo)
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Tea, Shisha, Coffee… What More Could You Want? (Cafe in downtown Cairo)
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Shadow Cross (downtown Cairo)
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These boys would twirl for up to twenty minutes without stopping, shedding layers of their brightly coloured clothing. This symbolises the ridding of materialism that Sufis believe is necessary to become one with God. near the end, the boys went into a trance- raising their arms as they faced the heavens, lost (Sufi Concert, Cairo)