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... by the United States State Department decimated their tourism industry, perhaps the largest sector of their economy.
While they proudly discussed their two revolutions, Mubark in 2011 and Morsi last year, they continue to pay an economic toll.
The people appear happy. They constantly smile and wave to our bus. Small children, teenagers,
adults, and the elderly all seem to embrace us. Perhaps they ...
... with either the ships tours or regular tours. We decided to visit the Coptic Christian Monasteries in the area between Alexandria and Cairo. Christianity was once the predominant religion and so many of the biblical stories include many places in Egypt. Our Christian guide and our Muslim driver Mohammed picked us up and we drove out into the desert to visit four monasteries. The first that we visited was the oldest in Egypt. We saw many old icons, remains of ...
... a library for studying in there, which had many tables and hundreds of shelves of books. We had a quick tour to show us where everything was, and then we got let out for free time. We went into sculpture place, an antiquities area, and a place which had ancient scrolls in there. After quite a long time of looking at the things that the library held, it was time to return to our bus and drive home to our hotel.
... bad as India. It is in the rivers and all over
the railway tracks. This city was named after Alexander the Great and I pictured a city to be named after one of the biggest heroes of all time to look a bit nicer than this. It’s literally a **** hole and the train station is missing a lot of windows. Sometimes Alexandria is called Alex for short. We arrived the Alexandria railway station and only had 3 hours to see ...
... 20m from the shore was thick with plastic drink bottles and other containers. It looked like a raft of rubbish.
Our sightseeing took us to the Fort of Alexandria that used to be the lighthouse of Alexandria, a series of underground catacombs discovered when a donkey fell through a crack in the plaza and the library of Alexandria that had been rebuilt after being destroyed by invaders.
We also visited a site containing ruins ...