Another round of diptychs.
More diptychs… (also see Diptychs, Part I).
At this early hour many shops in the Khan-al-Khalili market in Cairo are still quiet. I’m sitting in a cafe on the street enjoying the warm morning sun and sipping strong coffee. It’s the place where two months later a bomb exploded in front of the historic Hussein Mosque. Only a handful of people are…… Continue reading Cairo, Egypt (Part II)
The older the taxi, the better the price, says the taxi driver who had watched his colleagues and me negotiating fares. His taxi fare has to be very good, I guess. His taxi looks as if it had witnessed a good part of Cairos history. Not the building of the pyramids at the border of…… Continue reading Cairo, Egypt (Part I)
Cairo is called the city of thousand mosques. It’s difficult to find a mosque where I am allowed climb the stairs. Finally, I reach the minaret of the 700 years old Blue Mosque.