Nabila Mettualli
on the Bazaar stage
The Gilded Serpent presents...
Cairo Carnival 2005
Page 1
June 11-12, 2005
Glendale, California
photos by Lynette
Please contact us and help identify faces please!
Troupe 1
early Sat AM
Gypsy Moon Tribe or
Jewels of the Dance?
Kristen above

Antoinette Garcia
on the Gypsy Stage
(Thanks, P. Farhana!)



Alexandra King
Santa Barbara, CA



Troupe Mosaic
of 1000 Oaks, CA
Troupe director in the teal (right) is Jorjana. (Thanks, Lynne)

of San Diego

Princess Farhana
H ollywood, CA

Polka dot pair
Janet and Thalia, a mother and daughter team, from San Luis Obispo, CA (thanks, Kareema!)

On left, a wonderful vendor source for silk velvet coats with pockets! Wendy of Bali Isle

Beautiful Tuareg man makes
beautiful Taureg jewelry!

Miles Copeland's niece, Barbara, tends to business.

Food lines were usually short, the food reasonably priced and tasted GOOD!
baby dancer and dog

dancing and then vending with friend,
Laura Rogan from San Diego

BDSSer Sonya with her beau, Danny

upstairs video man, Arnie

Miles Copeland (center, sitting) checks out a show

a vendor of tribal wares-
Yasmin Yildiz and handsome male model from Thousand Oaks
(thanks, Elizabeth!)

a vendor of Egyptian souveniors-xxx

a musician booth

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