“After January 25, tourism stopped. There’s no more work,” laments Saad Darwish, who sports around a dozen of the baseball caps he has for sale, one atop another, on his head.
In ordinary times, around 1 000 tourists a day would be flocking to Saqqara, one of the oldest and richest of Egypt’s many archeological sites.
But these days the numbers range from a handful to about 200, according to vendors here.
Story: Celine Cornu, IOL News | Photo: Reuters