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