Paradise Inn Windsor Palace Hotel
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
Travelers also recommend:
TripAdvisor Reviews Paradise Inn Windsor Palace Hotel Alexandria
Travel Blogs from Alexandria
... in Alexandra. We wanted to visit the Roman amphitheater but ran out of time...our last taxi ride to the station, the right one this time, took us down the backstreets. They were very narrow and crowded with workshops. Caught the return train to return to a grid locked Cairo..the local football team had in the last game of the season clinched the league...flags, horns, firecrackers and red smoke. Not that it was all that different than usual....Cairo traffic is ...
... harbour from attack. They must still be under the sea, waiting to be discovered by underwater archaeologists. We finish the day at the catacombs, a vast underground cemetery from the Greco-Roman period where shafts were dug in the rock for burials. It’s a bit sad touring these sites – usually Mohamed and I are the only people wandering around. Tourism is suffering here, as a result of the ongoing political problems.
Our guide Radwa looks like an Egyptian version of Barbara Streisand. She fended off over-aggressive sales folk and held Eden's hand when we were walking close to the edge of large drops. She was meticulously honest. Change was given with exactness but when we tried to pay her back for a couple of toilet fees she refused "it all rounds to nothing" she would say. At every chance she offered us information about Islam. "These books are free" she would tell us, "Maybe ...
... miss the restaurant lunch, but our guide brought us sandwiches from the restaurant we had planned to go to. We just had time after this to visit the Bibliotheque which is a very impressive building between the University of Alexandria and the sea. It was designed by a Norwegian architect after a design competition was held, and the shape depicts the sun rising. I couldn't get far enough away to get a full photo of the facade, but it ...
... how these things work out.
Anyway, I hope this is the first blog post of many to come. That is to say, in spite of the tense political situation and upcoming elections and various other cultural challenges, I am enjoying being here. Also, I'm not sure I could handle the disappoint of being whisked away to Morocco. Bas hanshoof, Allahu a3lim.
Peace and blessins, peace and blessins