Item 02: Walter Bruce Rainsford diary, 1 January 1915-31 December 1915 - Page 64
Feb. 15 Mon.
Am now getting my clothes washed & ironed by natives at 8 piastres a dozen – done very well.
Number in Hospital – 784.
Leave in the afternoon – set out for Sphinx on a donkey at 2 p.m. where had my photo taken – Came back & went into Cairo – Went out to Heliopolis & toured Palace Hotel (1500 rooms) where No. 1 General Hospital is stationed – a splendid building.
Heliopolis is a very pretty place with wide streets & many fine buildings – about ¼ hr's ride out in the tram from Cairo – Fare:- 2nd class ½ pt. 1st class 1 pt.
Returned to Mena about 8 p.m.