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Sunrise over the east coast of Ireland on the way to landing at Heathrow where we have a long layover before boarding our plane to Cairo, Egypt

Sunrise over the east coast of Ireland on the way to landing at Heathrow where we have a long layover before boarding our plane to Cairo, Egypt

Sunrise over the east coast of Ireland on the way to landing at Heathrow where we have a long layover before boarding our plane to Cairo, Egypt

Sunrise over the east coast of Ireland on the way to landing at Heathrow where we have a long layover before boarding our plane to Cairo, Egypt

Our first view of the Nile from our room at the Ramses Hilton - the haze is smog

Our first view of the Nile from our room at the Ramses Hilton - the haze is smog

Cairo Street Scene

Cairo Street Scene

The Citadel

The Citadel

Catapult at the Citadel

Catapult at the Citadel

The Mohammed Ali Mosque (built by Mohammad Ali Pasha and finished in 1857) at the Citadel

The Mohammed Ali Mosque (built by Mohammad Ali Pasha and finished in 1857) at the Citadel

Our wonderful guide Nancy explaining the Citadel & Mosque

Our wonderful guide Nancy explaining the Citadel & Mosque

The Citadel

The Citadel

The Citadel - well worn steps, if they could only talk

The Citadel - well worn steps, if they could only talk

The Mosque Detail

The Mosque Detail

The Mosque. The whiter areas on the exterior have been cleaned of Cairo's airborne grime.

The Mosque. The whiter areas on the exterior have been cleaned of Cairo's airborne grime.

The Mosque exteriior window detail

The Mosque exteriior window detail

The Mosque Courtyard

The Mosque Courtyard

The Mosque Courtyard Detail

The Mosque Courtyard Detail

The Mosque Courtyard Detail

The Mosque Courtyard Detail

The Mosque Courtyard Detail

The Mosque Courtyard Detail

The Mosque Courtyard - preparing to enter the mosque

The Mosque Courtyard - preparing to enter the mosque

Waiting for Francie Who is Grabbing One More Photo-Op in the Courtyard

Waiting for Francie Who is Grabbing One More Photo-Op in the Courtyard

Inside the Mosque

Inside the Mosque