Tag Archives: Alexandria

Wheel Good Times

Beginning next month, visitors to the U.S. capital Washington D.C. will have a unique vantage to see the city’s famous sights: from a 180 foot-tall observation wheel. The Capital Wheel sits at the end of a pier on the Potomac … Continue reading

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Some Good News Out of Egypt

This weekend the Bibliotheca Alexandrina director Ismail Seragelin wrote an open letter explaining that Egyptian young people were protecting the famous Alexandria library from looters.        “The world has witnessed an unprecedented popular action in the streets of Egypt.  Led … Continue reading

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