TRAVEL

Siwa, Egypt


Photographer: Philip-Lorca diCorcia

The sublimely isolated oasis of Siwa, on Egypt’s Libyan border, is luring a new crowd of groovy travelers (and Prince Charles too). A dispatch from the land that time forgot.

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Photographer: Philip-Lorca diCorcia

Setting up for lunch on the dunes.

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Photographer: Philip-Lorca diCorcia

A view of the dunes.

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Photographer: Philip-Lorca diCorcia

A domed ceiling at the eco-lodge Adrère Amellal, built from Siwan rock and clay.

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Photographer: Philip-Lorca diCorcia

Abdallah Baghi brewing tea on the dunes.

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Photographer: Philip-Lorca diCorcia

The saltwater pool.

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Photographer: Philip-Lorca diCorcia

The lodge at dusk.

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Photographer: Philip-Lorca diCorcia

Adrère Amellal at midday.

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Photographer: Philip-Lorca diCorcia

A cavelike guest room.

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Photographer: Philip-Lorca diCorcia

The saltwater pool.

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Photographer: Philip-Lorca diCorcia

A view of the dunes.

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Photographer: Philip-Lorca diCorcia

The lodge’s owner, Mounir Neamatalla.