A view of the Giza Plateau, with the Sphinx in the foreground and the pyramid of Khafre in the background. There was a lot of smog, which is why many of the details appear washed out.
A collection of rather sad looking horses wait in Cairo to be taken for a ride by tourists.
The reconstructed entrance to the funerary complex of Djoser (27th century BC) at Saqqara, near Cairo in Egypt.
Walking through the streets of Cairo, you encounter a lot of cats. It wouldn’t be Egypt if you didn’t, I suppose. This little black kitten caught my eye; I sometimes wonder what happened to it.
Stepping stones in a street in Pompeii. These raised stones ensured that pedestrians could safely cross the street without having to make their feet wet or dirty. The stones are spaced in such a way that wheeled vehicles could still pass easily.