Sofitel Cecil Alexandria
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- Minbar in room
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Room service
- Non-smoking rooms
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Hugo liked Alex first. When I first heard someone refer to it as "Alex", I was like, "really?". But then everyone in Egypt refers to it as Alex - foreigners and Egyptians alike, so I gave in after a day or two. So, Hugo was the early adopter. I didn't really see the charm - neither did Lisa. The first day was a bit of a loss as we arrived fairly …
... but some Arab found and stopped me ,they thought I hided something here ,they forced me to dig ,beat me cruelly, I could felt the death was nearby .i gave up ,and gave them the gold ,so that I could be alive ,i finally realized what the treasure is .
Then I came to the sycamore ,I drank all night ,and the next day I began to dig at the base of the sycamore, then I finally found my treasure.
At the end ,I was going to go back to the desert ,to find my dear ...
... on a divided highway with 3 lanes going in each direction. But the wise Egyptians have decided that each way can carry 5 lanes of traffic. And it is more dense than bumper to bumper. And many times along the way we are at a standstill and look out the window to see impatient vehicles going down the shoulder of the road, but against the traffic. These vehicles can be cars, motorbikes or donkey carts. We were very fortunate. Seating behind ...
After a whirlwind couple of weeks and a lovely birthday yesterday, I now set to work on desperately logging events. devastatingly my camera whiped my photos of the following (sob). Some pictures substituted by kind friends!
Alexandria - 23rd-25th October
It's the holidays and we decide to jump on a train for a spontaneous jaunt to Alexandria. By coincidence two friends both have contacts from different Universities in England, also arabic students ...
An early 6.30 am start for our trip to see the Pyramids We met up with other members of our group and boarded the bus for the 3 hour drive to Cairo. After passing through what appeared to be the slums of Alexandria, we set of on the desert highway to Cairo. The traffic was astonishing, a complete lack of lane discipline and what appeared to be a free for all with no apparent rules relating to right of way! All construction projects and garbage collection appeared to have ...