Canucks on Corniche in Alexandria December 19th 2008 Last Day in Alexandria
Friday, December 19th
Still battling jetlag, we took a taxi to Montazah Palace, the former summer residence of the deposed Egyptian royal family, which was restored by President Sadat to a presidential residence. Royal palaces and assets, as well as property held in private hands were expropriated for the people during the Egyptian Revolut ... read more
Africa » Egypt » Mediterranean » Alexandria 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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