Egyptian Street Art

Scream from the streets of Cairo, the echo of an entire nation cheated and traumatized by successive repressive regimes embodied in one image etched into the tarmac of Tahrir Square.

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Nubian Crocodile Hunters

My life has not followed much of a pattern these last few years it has to be said, the odd and surreal have become almost real and normal, but here I am in a field on the Nubian Island known as Elephantine, adrift in the Nile of Northern Nubia, I am digging for worms, one…

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Night Train From Cairo

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As with everything else in Cairo buying a train ticket can be an both amusing and infuriating at the same time, maybe it’s just me but part of the charm of Cairo is it’s utterly chaotic nature and just maybe a sense of humor is how Egyptians deal with…

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Aswan I have Arrived

I slumped into a wicker chair of the first coffee shop outside the station, twelve hours since Cairo, the waiter saunters over the way they do in the south, hey man he says in English, I order my coffee and give him my phone to charge and consider asking for a neck rub, no doubt…

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Night Train From Cairo

As with everything else in Cairo buying a train ticket can be an both amusing and infuriating at the same time, maybe it’s just me but part of the charm of Cairo is it’s utterly chaotic nature and just maybe a sense of humor is how Egyptians deal with it, I plunge into the pool…

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Who’s That Girl

Exploring the streets of Cairo looking for revolutionary graffiti one image caught my attention more than any of the others, not the fantastic murals depicting the January 25th revolt that ousted Mubarak and his forty thieves or the powerful slogans but a simple monochromatic portrait of an enigmatic women, as I trawled around the streets…

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