7 Things Only People from Alexandria Will Understand

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Cairenes might look at our beloved Alexandria as some kind of Sahel extension or unknown small village. Yes, we say “a7eeh,” “shobak” and “ayooh” but so what? There is a lot of other stuff that defines our very existence and no one, and I mean no one other than an Alexandrian will ever understand them.

Eating ice cream in the middle of December

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It doesn’t matter when you have places such as Azza, Nezamy and Makram.

Our women are known as ‘el setat ged3an’

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El set el Eskandranya bi meet ragel,

Everyone knows everyone

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It’s basically Gossip Girl around here. Everyone just likes to get in each other’s business. You might know things about people you don’t even know personally.

A meal at Wa7et Khattab is a must have every weekend

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Almost every weekend, Alexandrians go all the way to Wa7et Khattab which is located right before Burj Al Arab airport to have a Bedouin meal cooked to perfection.

Hambaka is the one ahwa that rules them all

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It’s really cheap and their m3asel is really fakher and flawless.

The Kafr Abdu neighborhood is the definition of Farafeer! 

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That’s not actually true, but most people who live in the Kafr Abdu district is considered spoiled and irresponsible.

Fish and kebda are life

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Shout out to Samak Zafeer and Kebda ElFala7 everybody!

WE SAID THIS: Let me know if I missed anything in the comments section.

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