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Alexandria tram

Alexandria

October 29th 2008
Alexandria on the Mediterranean coast was once considered one of the greatest cities in the world. Today it receives remarks as "greatest historical city, but with the least to show for it" (Lonely Planet) or "It looks like a pockmarked Cannes" (Michael Palin). That's not untrue but doesn't do it justice. We had a great time there. The city has ... read more
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Egyptian Flag The regularity and richness of the annual Nile River flood, coupled with semi-isolation provided by deserts to the east and west, allowed for the development of one of the world's great civilizations. A unified kingdom arose circa 3200 B.C. and a ser... ... read more
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