6th of October City
The secret to a good photo? It's time
When I went to Cairo to photograph belly dancing I didn’t know how welcome I'd be.
This is the million dollar view you come to Cairo for
The structures the pharaohs left in Egypt, such as the Giza Pyramids near Cairo, are still the base of the tourism industry in Egypt which attracts more than 12.8million visitors annually and employs about 12 percent of Egypt’s workforce.
The ancient roots of belly dance
Much of our knowledge of belly dance is from Hollywood where it has been distorted through the lens for the silver screen and exported back to its places of origin in the Middle East and India, complete with revealing costumes and decadent image.
Most feminine art form on earth
Hello Cairo, the capital of Egypt and the largest city in the Arab World, as well as the world capital of belly dancing. With movements that are as much an imitation of conception as giving birth, belly dancing is the most feminine art form on earth. It is also the oldest, dating back 5,000 years, but has had a troubled co-existence with Islam since the 7th century.