Mercure Romance Alexandria
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... guide today is Nancy who is Moslem ( and is divorced with 2 children ). Divorce only became possible about 5 years ago and she said her chances of marrying again are probably impossible as she is not acceptable. Our guide in Cairo, Rosemary, was a Christian so we have also learnt a lot about the two different religions. I have found that aspect absolutely fascinating as they have both been willing to share their views on a wide range of topics. We had the ...
... of limestone over two thousands years ago. The initial tomb mirrored a Roman home with an entry way, a dining room and a bedroom as a lair for the departed. Later, the facility expanded to include many additional bodies, some mummified, some cremated. The site became sealed and for centuries lied undetected until a donkey stumbled into a hole about 150 years ago. No photos are permitted.
... our main inspiration for the outing to Alexandria, was to dip our toes into the ocean. South to North, ticked and executed. It was a surreal moment. Our main aim of reaching Cairo was accomplished (we would've been very sad to have had to turn back before, especially due to political reasons), but reaching the Mediterranean was like a cherry on the top. Much happiness for us both.
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... us in the Coptic language and opened up some of the smaller chapels for us to see the ancient carvings and paintings on the walls of the monastery. We came across a small bat that had been injured the day before to find that it had passed on. He thought we should bury it - so we did - and at the conclusion of our tour he asked us to join him for tea and to sign the guest book. We were looking through the guest book and this is when he told us about the time before ...
... and the gods of ancient Egypt, like Horus, the falcon headed, and Anubis, the jacal headed. After spending a little while in the catacomb, it was time to leave and go to the library of Alexandria.
The library was much more different than I thought. I thought of it to be like the Parthenon in Greece, but it was much different than that. It was a modernised dome building and it was very big. ...