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Egypt: Trip to Alexandria – Part 3

FIRST A VISIT TO THE FISH MARKET We toured in Alexandria for two full days, time enough to cover all the important sites and to contemplate what was no longer there. Before we began the official tour, I wanted another slice of daily…

Egypt: Trip to Alexandria – Part 2

Several days after returning from the White Desert, we left Cairo, destination Alexandria, where we were scheduled to spend three nights at the Cecil, hotel of choice during the Colonial period. The distance between the two cities is 140…

Egypt: Trip to Alexandria – Part 1

THE ANCIENT WORLD WAS CALLING My interest in history and art history brought me to Alexandria. The city, established in 331B.C., by Alexander the Great, is one of the oldest extant cities in the world. Alexander personally picked out the…
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