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all, rich and poor.
Irrigated lands. Minarets and mosques. camels and donkeys. Few horses. Buffaloe & cows. [[red underline]] Lateen sails [[/red underline]] [[strikethrough]] over [[/strikethrough]] on their ships. Rich black soil [[red underline]] I ate palms [[/red underline]] - beans and tomatoes. [[red underline]] Like produce of the bible. [[strikethrough]] Bi [[/strikethrough]] Biblical groups. [[/red underline]] Primitive methods of agriculture - buffaloes and hoes. [[red underline]] Water lifting with a device of a long pole. [[/red underline]] forming a lever of which fulcrum rests on two upright poles (Tabernacle similar to that of my mast rig on Ion). [[red underline]] Arrive Cairo. Shepherd's Hotel. [[/red underline]] Rather sumptuous. Good room with private bath all simple but clean for $7.50 per day (150 P.T. meals not included.
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[[left margin in red]] Cairo [[/left margin]]
Help all fezes and white robed or white or red & gold trousered. All speak a [[red underline]] Arabic. some a few words of English or French. All prices higher than in France and at least as high as in New York. [[red underline]] British soldiers and officers spick & span, swagger in streets [[/red underline]] or street in hotel [[red underline]] Camel cops [[/red underline]] strutting Sudanese niggers handsome uniform with gray woolen turbans [[red underline]] Motley crowd in hotel. [[/red underline]] levantines - Greeks, Italians Maltese etc. [[red underline]] Fez everywhere irritates. [[/red underline]] In restaurants or cafes, peddlers offering shrimps, cakes, beans, newspaper, scarabs and what not X [[red underline]] Streets rather crowded and dirty [[/red underline]] [[left margin]] walking sticks, chestnuts, necklaces leather bags etc [[/left margin]] 
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