Notes on the Geography of Egypt: Paris on the Nile: Photo 22
Yet another hotel, this time the Continental-Savoy, originally simply the New Hotel. This was the home of the Arab Bureau, that famous undertaking of 1916 to stir an Arab revolt against the Turks. A few years later, in 1923, Lord Carnarvon died here after taking a quick look into King Tut's tomb, whose excavation he had financed. The Pharoah's Curse, said the press.
Back to Egypt: Paris on the Nile chapter
Short link for this page: http://www.greatmirror.com?justpic=20457
* Argentina * Australia * Austria * Bangladesh * Belgium * Botswana * Brazil * Burma / Myanmar * Cambodia (Angkor) * Canada (B.C.) * China * The Czech Republic * Egypt * Fiji * France * Germany * Ghana * Greece * Guyana * Hungary * India: Themes * Northern India * Peninsular India * Indonesia * Israel * Italy * Japan * Jerusalem * Jordan * Kenya * Laos * Kosovo * Malawi * Malaysia * Mauritius * Mexico * Micronesia (Pohnpei) * Morocco * Mozambique * Namibia * The Netherlands * New Zealand * Nigeria * Norway * Oman * Pakistan * Peru * The Philippines * Poland * Portugal * Romania (Transylvania) * Senegal * Singapore * South Africa * South Korea * Spain * Sri Lanka * Sudan * Syria (Aleppo) * Tanzania * Thailand * Trinidad * Turkey (Istanbul) * Uganda * The U.A.E. (Dubai) * The United Kingdom * The Eastern United States * The Western United States * Oklahoma * Uruguay * Uzbekistan * Vietnam * The West Bank * Yemen * Zambia * Zimbabwe *