Alexandria: Conquests, discoveries and who turned off the Death Star? February 15th 2016 In between our time in Lebanon and the excitement of a rendezvous with BV Chef in Cairo, we descended on the coastal city of Alexandria. In all fairness, we didn’t know much about this city, given our somewhat hectic schedule leading up to our departure on this latest journey about the Middle East and Europe. We knew some key points; it is on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea and looked like a ... 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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One of the suggested sites of Atlantis, Alexandria must be so full of stories. That the library of antiquity only has one surviving scroll, that is stored elsewhere, so sad. Yet much to look forward to and Brendan about to join you...lookin' good!
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Hey Dancing one, thanks for following along and commenting. Endless stories to be told for sure. Protecting the artifacts is so important. .....and soon Brendan.