8/50.- Cairo, khan el
Khalili, el hakim
Well, I think I have dedicated enough space to Khal al
Khalili. Now we will visit some other streets in the
Islamic Cairo. In fact all Cairo is Islamic, but this
district is known as the Islamic Cairo.
As you can see in the photo, Egyptian women
hide their hair with a headscarf. In some cases they even cover
their faces, as the one you can see on this shot. I even saw
women who hid their faces completely. You couldn't even see
If you are a woman and want to visit Egypt, you should
choose your clothes carefully. It is not necessary to
use a headscarf, but you'd better use long skirts, and leave
your short sleeves shirts at home.