Archive for October 19th, 2011

Photography: Cairo’s Oldest Street El Moez & Khan El Khalili Market

Moez Street has structures that have been up for the past 1000 years. Cairo as we know it today grew around it and it still remained. The government renovated it a couple of years ago. Now post revolution its not being taken care of though.    

Photography: Ras Shitan in Sinai

Probably my favourite place on earth. I consider every time I go there a checkpoint in life. Truly magical.  

Photography: Wadi El Gemal Beaches

Wadi El Gemal Protectorate south of Marsa Alam on the red sea and two of its gorgeous beaches: Qulaan and Ras Hankarab

Farafra: Photos, words and love from the Oasis

One of the Oasis in the western desert of Egypt, Farafra is one of the smaller ones with just about a 7,000 person population. It’s right next to the White Desert and has beautiful sights and the best people in the world. I’ve had the pleasure of spending time there traveling and working on a […]

Photography: Portsaid the revolutionary seaside city

Some friends and I tried to go to Rafah on May 15th to protest in solidarity with what should have been the third Palestinian Intifada. However, due to the army crackdown on all entrances to Sinai all the way to Arish (read more about our failed attempt here) we ended up not going further than […]

Museum & Nahdet Masr Gallery Facade

Celebrating Egyptian sculptor Mahmoud Mokhtar 120th birthday

On what would be Mahmoud Mokhtar’s 120th birthday, we can celebrate the Egyptian nationalistic sculptor’s legacy, reviving the art of sculpting after being lost in the midst of centuries of wars and foreign occupation [Published in Ahram Online] ——————————————– Cairenes often pass by the “Egyptian Renaissance” statue in front of the Giza Zoo, or the […]

Photography: Tahrir Sit-in July After SCAF Speech

After Fangari gave his finger pointing speech this is what the sit-in felt and looked like.

Photography: Coptic Hospital Protest – Oct 10th

These photos were taken at a protest in front of the coptic hospital the day after Copts were attacked. The protest was meant to be a march in mourning till the church in Abbasia for the funeral. However, the head of the Coptic hospital wanted to write the death certificates as “natural causes” for death. […]