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October 22, 2010

 
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A minaret in Islamic Cairo at sunset - Cairo, Egypt - Daily Travel Photos
(Cairo, Egypt)
f/6.3 || 1/400s || @200mm || ISO100 || Canon 5D || Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 Embed Code

A mosque's minaret in Islamic Cairo at sunset.

It's been a rough day at the pyramids - again - so I'll keep this one short and omit the color commentary, except to say Egypt is a predominantly Sunni Muslim country which should help explain the title.

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Portions of the landmark Mosque of Ibn Tulun - Cairo, Egypt - Daily Travel Photos
(Cairo, Egypt)
f/5 || 1/640s || @70mm || ISO200 || Canon 5D || Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 Embed Code

Portions of the landmark Mosque of Ibn Tulun in Cairo.

Stick a fork in me... Have a great weekend, yins.

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2 COMMENTS - Sunni Sky Skewers
1) alee -

This is awesome!

November 5, 2010 05:43 AM
2) TravelGuy -

Yeah, pretty much the entire city looks like this at sunset! Just thousands of minarets everywehre!

November 5, 2010 06:59 AM

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