Saturday, 10 January 2009

Scenic Sunday: Egypt

Perhaps not the pretiest scene, but one that speaks a thousand words about Cairo. It was strange as one minute there was an enormous rush of cars coming along this narrow path and the next nothing! Not a car in side! I truelly wish I could have put the smell of Cairo in a bottle so you could smell. It's best discribed as a warm mix herbs <3>

April, 2004
Cairo, Egypt
(click on the photo to enlarge)
Thank you for visiting! Liesel

Please do not use this photo without asking my permission first. Thank you!

14 comments:

Raven said...

What a commotion! The balcony on the left looks like a real hand made job and could fall down any minute! You have really captured the essence of the scene.

Sharon said...

For a small city girl, this scene is a little over the top. I don't know if I could deal with this type of traffic! Great photo though!

Natural Moments said...

There is so much going on in such a small street scene. I can just imagine all of the interesting smells that makes it the unique place to be.

Tammie Lee said...

I wish I could smell that as well. Amazingly active area. Every town street is so unique.

Silvia said...

I'd love to visit Cairo! Maybe one day :)

Amanda said...

Wow, so full of life, great shot!

Angel.Pearls said...

Very interesting photo -I've never been to Cairo// Eva

Lew/Linnea W said...

That's a great scene. Your really captured the moment! I can hear all the honking and engine revving! Thanks and enjoy Sunday.

Joy0z said...

Oh yeah..you manage to capture the moment even with those bad traffic..some people maybe very frustrated because of that road problem.Joyoz Photography

KC said...

That would seem crazy to have it that busy one minute and nothing the next.

Norm said...

oh my gosh! what a busy street and so traffic.

The Yothers said...

This is really a different scene. Nice! reminds me of the Philippines.

floreta said...

it's so crowded! great portrait of the city.

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