Driving through Egypt – armed militia, machine-gun posts, rural backwaters and tied up Nile River Cruise Boats.

Islamic terrorism has shut down tourism. Everywhere you look is poverty. There are machine-gun posts and armed militia on street corners. It’s like a country under siege. All the cruise boats are tied up. People des[perately need the tourist money in order to help them develop. In the rural regions, it’s still horses and carts.

I took these shots from a moving car.

I can’t help thinking that religion has played a big part in creating poverty.

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