Photo of the Day

May 14, 2009

Pilgrims, Tanta, Egypt

This Month in Photo of the Day: Images From National Geographic Books

A crowd of pilgrims arrives at the mosque in Tanta for Ragabiya, a three-day festival honoring the most venerated saint in Egypt, Sidi Ahmad Al-Badawi.

From the National Geographic book Reza War + Peace, 2009

Photograph by Reza

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