Hilton Alexandria Green Plaza
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... to make a bracelet for Hana if Ahmed had a pair of scissors that he could use. The offer of going to their apartment to meet his wife and two other children surfaced again and we agreed to join them while Bill made the bracelet. We received some strange looks from the neighbors - then were ushered to the elevator and up to their 8th floor apartment. Ahmed went in to warn his wife of our visit - and then invited us in. Hana immediately showed us around and went in ...
... thing I noticed is that for every woman in the mall there were at least 3 men. Every store had more men working than women, I wasn't sure if that was just coincidental or of it was a normal thing in their culture. I also did not see a single female server in any of the restaurants in the mall. Not sure why that bugged me, but I noticed it straight away. I also noticed the North American stores with their Christmas decorations up, and there was even ...
... in stone coffins. The Romans were cremated and urns of ashes were kept in small niches in the walls. Several carvings were visible, showing gods preparing bodies for mummification. We were glad to get back to the fresh air before the tour buses from the ship arrived. The thought of being down there in a large crowd was not appealing. Our next stop was the Roman Amphitheatre, the only one of its kind in Egypt. The original part ...
Land ahoy and we arrived in Alexandria. To avoid the morning rush we waited until mid morning before we decided to get off and look around Alexandria as we had the day free as tomorrow we have our 13 hour tour to Giza and the pyramids.
First we had a look around the bazaar that was at the dock and got first hand knowledge of bartering Egypt style. That is everything is FREE until you are interested. The other thing to remember ...
... you're thinking: having rocks thrown at you for no reason isn't exactly the highlight of one's day. No argument there. It was empowering, however, to finally stand up in the face of sexual harassment and have Egyptians there to help you out. Lesson learned: get to know one's neighbors because they'll help you in your time of need. It's also rather ironic that I learned the dialect words for "to throw" and "stones" in class ...