Coptic Cairo

Cairo, in comparison to the other truly ancient parts of Egypt, is actually a much more modern city, founded around 969 AD. (sooo modern lol) However, the area known as Coptic Cairo, the locals just call it Old Cairo, predates the founding of modern Cairo by several centuries and is one of the oldest parts … Continue reading Coptic Cairo

Mena House

“It happened – the first time – at Venice. She was there at Danielli’s. I thought it was just coincidence. Rather embarrassing, but that was all. Then, we found her on board the boat at Brindisi. We – we understood that she was going on to Palestine. We left her, as we thought, on the … Continue reading Mena House