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Lawrence Durrell

Lawrence George Durrell was born in 1912 in northern India to expat parents of English and Irish descent. At the age of 11, Durrell was sent...


Constantine Cavafy

Constantine Cavafy (Konstantinos Kavafis) was born in Alexandria to Greek parents in 1863 and began writing poetry at age 19. It wasn't until...


The Ancient Library of Alexandria

Relatively little is known about the ancient library itself, beyond its reputation for scholarship. It was founded by Ptolemy I in the 4th century...


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Café Culture.: Linger over coffee and pastry at the famous Grand Trianon Café. The Seaside Promenade: Stroll or take a carriage ride along...

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