Sheraton Montazah Hotel
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... channel, small towns of unfinished buildings..nothing picturesque here. Saw our first camels, the working variety, sheep and goats being closely watched by shepherds, plenty of activity on the farms all lovely and green. First mistake of the day was not knowing there are 2 stops in Alexandria...error corrected with the help of a young Frenchman and a taxi ride along the coast to the fort. The Citadel is built on the headland that once supported the Pharos of ...
... to make a bracelet for Hana if Ahmed had a pair of scissors that he could use. The offer of going to their apartment to meet his wife and two other children surfaced again and we agreed to join them while Bill made the bracelet. We received some strange looks from the neighbors - then were ushered to the elevator and up to their 8th floor apartment. Ahmed went in to warn his wife of our visit - and then invited us in. Hana immediately showed us around and went in ...
... for the next day. I’m sure this routine is carried out much the same way today as it has been for millennia.
My friend Mohamed, who I worked with at Amarna, met me in Alex to act as my tour guide and personal bodyguard. He meets me at the hotel every morning for breakfast, always with a fabulous plan for the day. One day we visit the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, the modern version of the city’s ancient library. It is ...
... in stone coffins. The Romans were cremated and urns of ashes were kept in small niches in the walls. Several carvings were visible, showing gods preparing bodies for mummification. We were glad to get back to the fresh air before the tour buses from the ship arrived. The thought of being down there in a large crowd was not appealing. Our next stop was the Roman Amphitheatre, the only one of its kind in Egypt. The original part ...
... our dinner, which is a huge outside screen on the pool deck that features latest movies each evening. They put small mattresses on the deck beds, have heated blankets with free popcorn and ice creams. They even came around during the film offering a glass of milk and warm brownies which I guess is an American tradition. It was a great way to finish off our day as we knew would have to be up early for our tour tomorrow.