Hend Taher ~ There’s The Slum, Then There’s Cairo’s City Of Dead (Photos)

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© Scott D. Harrow

© Scott D. Harrow

For those who cannot afford living in Cairo’s slums there remains only one option: to live in the cemetery. According to official statistics, one and half million people are now living amid mausoleums in the desert.

The main street is full of parked cars. At the corner of the mausoleum there are workshops, cafés and small shops. Men smoke Narghile, play domino and drink tea. Through open doors you can see women who eat and talk to each other.

Read & see more: http://www.yourmiddleeast.com/city-of-dead-photos

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