The old Windsor Hotel Cairo.

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The old Windsor Hotel Cairo.

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Currently reading a new publication Midnight in Cairo.
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'A book full of surprises' Ahdaf Soueif
The place tobe for fun in the 20's Cairo was Ezbekiyya.

Now, I often used to stay at the old colonial hotel The Windsor on Alfi Bey. You might remember
Michael (Python) Palin staying there on't telly.

So looked it up and sad to hear it has closed due to subsidence.
Also that the owner William died last year.
http://grandhotelsegypt.com/?tag=windsor-hotel

It was full of history where explorers used to stay before setting out on desert expeditions.
Utilising their famous barrel bar to plan their trips.
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Anyhow if anybody is attempting to visit Egypt in the not to distant future, my mate Salima
at ACU is desperate for a copy and I am looking for any 'intrepid traveller that could forward it
to her when there...... 8)


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