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Photo Essay - Assorted Sights of Sharia al Muizz li din Allah in Cairo

September 15, 2010
Dr Bhaskar Dasgupta

While wandering down the Sharia al Muizz li Din Allah in Cairo, I managed to take tons of photographs of the various mosques and the like, but there were many photographs which simply would not fit in neatly into the categories. So this is the “misc” photographs essay.
Sharia al Muizz li din Allah,Cairo
A happy laughing and chortling group of Tourist Policemen coming up the street.

Sharia al Muizz li din Allah,Cairo
Cobblestones on the street

Sharia al Muizz li din Allah,Cairo
Just feel the sun, it was a perfect day, not too hot and just fine to walk about.

Sharia al Muizz li din Allah,Cairo
A tall slender ottoman pencil minaret

Sharia al Muizz li din Allah,Cairo
A relaxing mongrel dog.

Sharia al Muizz li din Allah,Cairo
Three minarets, one after another.

Sharia al Muizz li din Allah,Cairo
A shop with extraordinary number of strange and wonderful artifacts. 

Sharia al Muizz li din Allah,Cairo
Cool, secret passageways…

Sharia al Muizz li din Allah,Cairo
A beautiful set of multi level mashrabiyas

Sharia al Muizz li din Allah,Cairo
Bread for sale. 
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A group of tourist police taking things easy in the shade

Sharia al Muizz li din Allah,Cairo
A tiny room on top of a building with some exquisite set of carvings in the front.

Sharia al Muizz li din Allah,Cairo
A tourist policeman look up at something, framed in a arched doorway.

Sharia al Muizz li din Allah,Cairo
A road sign

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More minarets. Here is the slideshow with more photographs and higher resolution.

Dr. Bhaskar Dasgupta works in the city of London in various capacities in the financial sector. He has worked and travelled widely around the world. The articles in here relate to his current studies and are strictly his opinion and do not reflect the position of his past or current employer(s). If you do want to blame somebody, then blame my sister and editor, she is responsible for everything, the ideas, the writing, the quotes, the drive, the israeli-palestinian crisis, global warming, the ozone layer depletion and the argentinian debt crisis.
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