Alex and environs August 18th 2011 In the morning we woke up and set our target on Alexandria. The plan was to take the train to Alexandria. Conveniently the train station in Cairo is on the metro line that our hotel was on, which made our transport to the Cairo train station easy.
Once we were at the train station, we bought some tickets for the train. A dude from the army took charge of our ticket buying... grr... 5 LE baks ... 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