Sheraton Montazah Hotel
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... like a soldier." Apparently I have some hunching to do. I also needed to buy another train ticket after missing my first one due to being distracted by a conversation with a lady from Moldova at the hostel. Good thing the train ticket only cost $4. Surprisingly, the weather in Alexandria was warmer than Cairo. And best, in two days I only got bugged twice, and after saying no they left me alone. What a novel concept. Leaving the train station, I was miraculously left ...
... and all the buildings either in a state of disrepair or where construction was abandoned and unfinished. Scott successfully navigated us to the beachfront boulevard called Corniche and we could see Qaitbay Fort, dating back to 1480 AD, in the distance so headed there. Unfortunately when we got there they only took Egyptian pounds and we had US$ as advised by Princess so we couldn't go in. So instead we covered many km's ...
... The sales people were quite pushy which put us off. From there we returned to the ship, arriving back at about 9:30. We were surprised how dirty Cairo was, litter was everywhere. It is a city of 22 million inhabitants, far more that I thought. It is the biggest city in Africa and the third biggest in the world. We had an enjoyable day and everything went smoothly. It was an experience to see the last remaining wonder of the ancient world, the Great Pyramid of ...
... and studying down below as we looked out glass windows from the ground floor. We also received a demonstration of the extensive materials available in the library’s website including several projects about the history of Alexandria and Egypt. The library is also in the midst of scanning hundreds of thousands of books to digitize them and place them online. Quite an impressive and ambitious project!
Our bus left the library at 11:33 for a fascinating 35-minute ...
... and started laughing with his mates. It was like I was a superstar with the paparazzi trying to get my photo! Luckily the tourist police told them to bugger off and accompanied me for the rest of my time there.
The food was ****. I was taken to a seafood restaurant with a set menu despite telling my driver that I am allergic to shellfish. I ended up ...