Affairs / Urbanism

Alexandria, Egypt

Egypt, a country whose ancient history is a constant, unmissable presence, is well used to the idea that things aren't what they used to be. Andrew Mueller travelled to the once cosmopolitan port of Alexandria, where swimmers now favour burqas over bikinis.

Reporter
Andrew Mueller
Editor
Aleksander Solum
Photographer
Rama Knight

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