Portraits of Cairo

Cairo is Africa’s biggest city and one of the great cities of the world, where donkeys compete for road space with beaten up Peugeot 504s and clapped out Ladas.

These are some close-up and portraits of people in Cairo . . . and some interesting pictures of people and things.

Close-up of the belly dancer on our cruise on the Nile

The lady was looking at us intently from the bus window
The band leader conducting the brass band at the start of the Sound and Light Show at Giza
A musician on our cruise on the Nile

Shoppers at the Khan el Kalili Market, Cairo

A family at the Khan el Khalili Market

Shoppers at the Khan el Khalili Market, Cairo

Bedouins offering camel rides to tourists

A close up of the Sphinx

Head of the Sphinx in front of the Egyptian Museum
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