Regency Hotel

695, Corniche Road, Alexandria, Egypt | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Alexandria

Saqqara, Dahshur, and Alexandria

A travel blog entry by jonnystravels

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From Luxor I slogged back to Cairo to see some more sights there and visit Alexandria. My first day back I went to the historic Islamic Quarter, wandered around, and visited the Citadel made by Saladin during the crusades. The next day my Iranian friend and myself went to tour the Pyramid sights of Saqqara and Dashur. Saqqara is actually the first pyramid built, a step pyramid for Pharoh Zoser, grandfather of Cheops who built the Great Pyramid, and designed by Imhotep (no Ank-su ...

Alexandria

A travel blog entry by mediterranean12

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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 ...

Alexandria

A travel blog entry by cruisingplus

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... you are dealing with them in Egyptian Pounds, Euros or US Dollars as they will try and make a buck on change of denomination as well. I would also say these guys are the experts when it comes to the upsell as well including bundling.

After this we took up the challenge to walk a little around Alexandria. The first thing I would say it is not until you get further back into the smaller streets you realise women do live ...

Alexandria was great!

A travel blog entry by maughin

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... degraded and all together disappeared. How sad.

After lunch overlooking the Mediterranean Sea at a dodge restaurant, we headed to see the new Alexandria library. The restaurant had seen better days, there was an entire box of tissues on the table that we used to clean our plate and glasses as they either were shed badly or they hadnt had people in while! But as we sat there the restaurant quickly filled up with tour groups so it must have been very cheap or the guides were ...

A rocky start to an interesting year..

A travel blog entry by gracez27

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... 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
- Grace



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This 4 star hotel, located on 695, Corniche Road, Alexandria, is near Stanley Bridge and Deir Mar Mina (St. Mina Monastery).
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