Looking Up in Alexandria

Continuing the series “Looking Up” begun with Baalbek back in May, I now turn to Alexandria. The series is mostly an excuse to post some photos on the blog, but the act of looking up (to ponder the monumentality of cathedrals, mosques, artworks, etc.) is in many ways an integral part of the tourist gaze which I occasionally try to capture.

Cistern beneath the Alexandria Serapeum

Cistern beneath the Serapeum in Alexandria. Photo: TMK, May 2008.

Fort Qaitbey Mosque

Fort Qaitbay mosque. Photo: TMK, May 2008.

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