Sofitel Cecil Alexandria
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- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- 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 …
... merchant selling exquisite porcelain and silk, and in the next stall over a wealthy Florentine banker is hiring out positions on his next excursion to the Indies.
However, as much as I would love to stay and live in this incredible city, my purpose at coming here was to find my fortune, and the first step in that plan is exposing myself to the different trade opportunities by ...
... liked one of the tree of like and had our names written on it before purchase. Lunch was a hotel take away of Chicken & Lamb kebabs, Nan bread, and pastries, eaten as we made our way to the Cairo Museum. Our guide talked us through many of the exhibits, lots of coffins, statues, gold finery and Tutenkamun"s mask. No photography allowed in the museum so no pictures I am afraid. All to soon it was back to our transport ...
It was day of the Alexandria tour and we were supposed to be ready at 7am. Normally we have heard about Indian time, Sri Lankan time and now Egyptian time. When we went outside our door, the taxi driver was waiting for us at 7.01am. We found out later that when it came to foreigners the Egyptian taxi drivers were always on time. Our driver's name was Hosny and he was very friendly towards us. He asked us to consider him a friend, brother and as family. Maybe ...
... 79). We descended a spiral staircase and then were directed through a maze of chambers.
Departing about 1 p.m., there was a 20-minute bus ride to our final stop, the Gohar Group Alex souvenir shop in a strip mall dubbed “Downtown Alexandria” – a hilarious misnomer since this shop is out in the suburbs of Alexandria on the highway to Cairo; not at all “downtown.” En route, we drove along a dry canal full of garbage and ruble, and saw piles and piles ...