Collected by Greg Sullivan , AFAR Founder
I was fortunate to go to Cairo several times in 2011, starting with Mubarak's fall in early February. I fell in love with Cairo and it's incredible people. We put together our first AFAR Experiences in Cairo in October 2011, and it was awesome. I can't wait to go back.
Bab Al Louq, Qasr El Nil, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
This was a pretty emotional moment at Cafe Riche, a historical cafe in downtown Cairo. I was talking with Azer Farag Azer, a businessman (pictured in the middle above) who has been a customer of Cafe Riche since 1960. He was speaking about a lot...
Al Fostat, Abu as Saoud Al Madabegh, Old Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
After a morning exploring Old Cairo, visiting artisans and shopping, Mazaher performed Zar percussion and dancing at Darb 1718. The musicians of Mazaher, Umm Sumeh and Hassan, are two of the last practioners of Zar in Egypt. Zar is a cathartic...
157 26th of July Corridor, St, El Zamalek, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
A short walk from the Marriott, Abou El Sid is a wonderful restaurant where we had a fun meal, with good food, lots of shisha and many laughs. I just have a picture of the place, but we have video somewhere to prove it!
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