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  • Top Reasons to Go

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

  • 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... Read more

  • 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 much... Read more

  • 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 to... Read more

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