Feb. 26 Fri.
On leave to-day from 9.30 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Went to Zoo in Motor Ambulance – very interesting – saw two pontoons taken from the Turks during the Canal engagement – Dinner in Esbikieh Gardens – Walked out the Citadel – Hired guide & went over 4 Mosques – Was shown over the Fortress by two Territorials of 6th Lancashire Fusiliers – very interesting – saw all over Cairo from battlements – had tea in barrack room – Rode back to Esbekieh Gardens on donkey – Visited 1st Cairo Scout's meeting & met there: S.M. Carpenter (Victoria) & S.M. Roenfeldt (S. Aust.). The latter the S.M. of Aust. King's Own Troop (1st Laura).