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... rooms and then all walked to the Greek Club at the Western End of the harbor. Our colleagues from Sundance, Chris Hibma and Roberta Levitow were taking us to dinner before they headed back to Cairo. We all walked most of the way and then Lisa, Rachel and her sister Lauren hopped into a one-horse calash for the rest of the way while Hugo, Declan and I negotiated the increasingly creepy streets that led to the unmarked Greek ...
... internal waterways of Egypt. I was able to witness firsthand a Nabatean trader with a Muslim Egyptian trader for cotton. It seems cotton is their greatest export. I also saw dhow sitting in the port. It is a sea vessel used primarily in the Red Sea and Indian Ocean region to carry fresh water, goods or merchandise. All of this cotton makes mes me think of think of my clothes and sheets on my bed back home which the bed i miss very ...
... 3.5 hours, just walking around soaking up the atmosphere. We finally made it back to the ship after a few dodgy back streets after lunch time. We presume there must be a better tourist side to Alexandria as we certainly didn't come across it and after our experience i would advise anyone visiting here by ship to opt for a local city tour to keep it simple and safe LOL. We finished the evening by going to "movie under the ...
... the girls' dorms where we live, and a group of adolescent boys started following us, catcalling, and even throwing rocks at us. By the time we had made it halfway back, one of the rocks hit my leg and I decided I wasn't going to take any more of their bs. So we informed some middle-aged shopkeepers on the street of what was going on, and they actually looked taken aback and began yelling at the teenagers boys to stop. Now, I ...
... through the 'ground' which was discovered to be the central shaft of these ancient catacombs. We went down a circular staircase around this shaft which had been used to lower the mummified bodies down. The catacombs had been flooded for many years and still the lower level is under water. We went along to the original private burial chamber with their two sarcophagi. These were carved out of the rock wall. There were also statues of the man & woman as well as carvings on ...