20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Siwa Scent

A spice and oils shop with the owners near the Shali Fortress. This place is surrounded by many markets. Central Siwa is dominated by the spectacular organic shapes of the remains of this 13th-century mud-brick fortress. Built from kerchief (chunks of salt from the lake just outside town, mixed with rock and plastered in local clay),

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Siwa, Egypt
Camera: Canon EOS 700D
Copyright: © Amira Adel