Costa Cruise Line announced they are not going to be stopping in Alexandria, Egypt for the
foreseeable future. The political climate in Egypt makes it an unsafe place to be. Costa is the latest line to cancel the land of the Pharaohs. Others who already announced the same plan include:Princess Cruises, Seabourn, Holland America Line, MSC Cruises, AIDA and Thomson Cruises.
This is too bad. My fear is that extremists will destroy the ancient artifacts as “blasphemy” against the religion. The Taliban did it in Afghanistan when they obliterated a huge Budda carving in a stone wall.