Wed Jun 6, 2012, 12:59 PM
Kali (39,187 posts)
Tahrir Square and Cairo street art, April 2012 - dial up warning!
I finally got a usb wireless modem and this is my first hugh! pichur post.
My sister was in Egypt last January and February during the revolution and had a chance to go back again this spring.
Enjoy these cool images.
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Thu Jun 7, 2012, 02:36 AM
countryjake (6,560 posts)
6. Wonderful artwork & memorials to those who died fighting for freedom...
I'd looked at some of this before and that one street that is literally lined with the faces of the dead is absolutely haunting. I heard last week that the government was trying to clean all of those walls off, so now people are standing guard to stop that.
Thanks for sharing!
Here's a fairly recent article about the whitewashing that's going on:
Painting over history in Tahrir Square