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Sep 12, 2004 - Alexandria, Egypt

There were a number of reasons why we went to Alexandria. The Alexandria quartette by L. Durrell. The light house, one of the 7 ancient wonders, Cleopatra, it is cool and is off the regular tourist trail. Last but not least because this is the home city of Fawzy, a really great guy who worked across the hall from me for he last 3 years. Alexandria is a big city. We got there and it was a mess. We tried to figure out where the street car stop was and eventually asked someone. This guy, instead of casually pointing with a smile walked us all...

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Jun 7, 2004 - Alexandria

We did start early this morning at 6 am. I got a shower and was able to get my head straight. I did forget my hat for today's travel. We went down a little early and Mohammed and Mohammed the driver were there. We waited for Sassa who just had to come by to make sure all was well. It is part of his job and even though we had assured him he did not have to do this, he was there. We were accompanied all day by a police officer (undercover in a dark blue pinstripe suit) and Uzi under the suit. He was to accompany us all day to Alexandria. It...

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