The view from the sea-facing rooms of Port Said’s Casino Palace hotel must have been dramatic. The building occupied prime real estate on the seafront beside the mouth of the Suez Canal. Guests would have been able to look out … Continue reading →
Filed under Lost Egypt
Tagged as Auguste Bartholdi, Ferdinand de Lesseps, Jean-Léon Gérôme, Port Said, Statue of Liberty, Suez Canal
Grand Hotels of Egypt and On the Nile are published by the American University in Cairo Press.
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