Lonely Planet Writer

Spiderman in Cairo for street photography project

Cairo's metro.
Cairo’s metro. Image by Andrew A. Shenouda / CC BY 2.0

Two Cairenes have been attempting to draw attention to the difficulties of living in Egypt’s capital with a photography project. Chef Atef Saad, aged 21, has been dressing up as Spiderman and going about daily life in Cairo, riding the metro, driving tuk-tuks and sleeping on the street. His partner Hossam Atef, 20, has taken photos which have gone viral on Egyptian social media. Read more: english.ahram.org.eg