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Cairo, Port Said, Egypt
"Denial ain't just a river in Egypt.”
"If you truly wish to find someone you have known and who travels, there are two points on the globe you have but to sit and wait, sooner or later your man will come there: the docks of London and Port Said.”
Port Said, is a city that lies in north east Egypt ...
Our first stop after a sea day was Alexandria, and the next day was Port Said. There were three HAL excursions that involved staying in Cairo overnight. I chose the "Insiders Tour" because it offered the most options I was interested in (like the museum) and didn't include silly things (like belly dancing). And I went with a HAL tour for several reasons. The Cruise Critic group organizing private tours didn’t seem very open to solo travelers. Even ...
We wake to our first full day in the Mediterranean, and we have to say that the world has got an awful lot colder brrrrr. We are at sea today making our way to Greece and of course it is an ideal opportunity to finish books, laze around, drink tea and generally have a good time. When we get to Piraeus, we end another segment of the cruise and lots of passengers ...
... had room service for supper...chicken soup and buns and a green apple (my Chinese steward said it would help the stomach) and I'm coughing now...sheesh. Many people are missing from the dining room and so it's obvious that there's a virus running wild around the ship. They do offer free medical help but if you report it, they will quarantine you and if there's a shore stop you can't leave your room.
We enjoyed the Suez Canal and won't ever forget it.
... bit to revolt--he had a group of Australian tourists coming in. They watch the news 24 hours, gaging the political situation to see how it would impact their tourism work. We drove into the "square" which was actually the intersection and roundabout oaf busy roads. Still, our guide glowed when she recounted how the people in the buildings around the square provided blankets, food, water to be protesters. "In Jordan," she said with faint derision"they protest for one hour a ...