Unreasonable if you think about it, but you somehow expect a handwritten document penned a century ago to offer a little insight into how greatly different life was back then. The letter above, written in the first decade of the … Continue reading →
Filed under Hotels then and now
Tagged as Auguste Wild, Cairo hotels, Charles Baehler, George Nungovich, Gertrude Bell, Hotel d'Angleterre
Grand Hotels of Egypt and On the Nile are published by the American University in Cairo Press.
Grand Hotels of Egypt is also available as an iBook from iTunes.
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