Bahariyya Oasis, Egypt

Toward the Libyan desert from Cairo. The local people called it the Western Desert.

The road towards the Western Desert.

The road towards the Western Desert

the Western Desert

Overwhelmed landscape of the Western Desert

Bahariya Oasis is located around 300km from Cairo.

Bahariya Oasis

Greeen Bahariya Oasis

The oasis consists of many villages; el-Bahariyathe (or El-Wahat) is one of them.

The town of el-Bahariya

The town of el-Bahariya

A corner of the town.

A corner of the town.

The Wahati people who mainly inhabit the area are descendants of the ancient tribes who used to inhabit the area from Libya and the North coast.

The kids of el-Bahariya

The kids of el-Bahariya

The Wahati people of mainly Islamic and the area is home to many mosques.

A traditional mosque made from sun dried brick at Bahariyya Oasis,

A traditional mosque made from sun dried brick at Bahariyya Oasis,

A mosque of the oasis

A mosque of the oasis

I felt that the oasis town was very strange.

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