Ferry across the entrance to the Suez Canal, Port Said, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

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Port Said

In its late-19th-century raffish heyday, Port Said was Egypt’s city of vice and sin. The boozing seafarers and packed brothels may have long since been scrubbed away, but this louche period is evoked still in the waterfront’s muddle of once-grand architecture slowly going to seed.


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