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Old 02-10-2011, 01:58 PM   #56
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The recent mayhem in Cairo this month has compelled me to post these photos...

Taken from the riverside patio of a restaurant in the Maadi district (just south of Garden City). About 2 weeks ago, the restaurant was torched & burned down to the ground! A serene image...who knew that (in less than 2 years time) it would be the scene of such violent upheaval?

A westward shot of The Nile from downtown Cairo. Taken from the rooftop swimming pool at the Hilton World Trade Center which was looted 2 weeks ago.

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