The Hawk, unable to fly, lies in a sheltered place far from local kids who cruelly hanged him upside down. He will be released in the wild once the wing recovers.
The NILE north of Aswan
The NILE north of Aswan early morning
Taking shelter from the heat of the day
Early morning river life, a man is checking his fish catch in the basket
The striking view of the Nile banks
Getting ashore to meet with a farmer and his kids
A heartwarming sight …
The river is so wide… He got a fish while I was taking the picture, so sorry for the fish. I usually return every animal to the wild but the catch was meant for lunch not leisure.
In April it was already very hot in Aswan, the cool water is a blessing in many respects
Nubian woman hold a captive young crocodile which she shows to tourists in exchange for money. They keep their house open for a tour and people are free to sit on a breeze spot on their terrace to drink a cold karkadè
She feeds her captive crocs once every two days. I’ve never thought I could feel sorry for a crocodile but there I was, feeling immensely sorry for their trapped life.
Nubian people love to use bright and colourful patterns to decorate their homes. Artists come as far as Alexandria to lend them their talent. Their original village was located were the water of the dam forms Lake Nasser now.