Alexandria Warnings and Dangers

  • Streets of Alexandria
    Streets of Alexandria
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    This scene is actually not too heavy
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  • Wide Road in Corniche and Stanley Bridge
    Wide Road in Corniche and Stanley Bridge
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  • 1. Traffic&driving in Alexandria

    Corniche road is dangerious. USE THE TUNNELS!!! During the summer months there are at least 3-4 people hit and kill on this road every week j-walking. You're dead body is only worth 200LE, because...

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  • 2. security..

    The vendors in Alexandria were especially aggressive right outside the cruise port. We had already experienced the vendors at Giza so we knew how to just keep walking, don't talk but one guy stuck to...

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  • 3. swimming

    There is apparently a danger of small parasites known as Schistosomiasis, a type of tapeworm or snail. Otherwise known as "swimmers itch" or "snail fever" it's found in a lot of countries. There's a...

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  • 4. Be afraid. Be very afraid.

    There are several gyms in the streets off the Corniche, and among the luridly pumped-up, oiled and ripped examples pictured was TOP GUM, a speaking (not to...

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  • 5. Crocs of a different species!

    Well, more like crooks trying to pull a fast one on 'unsuspecting' tourists - these are the ladies working at Nile Exchange (branch on the picture) on Al Ghorfa...

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  • 6. weather permitting

    We went to Alexandria in May expecting to be able to laze on the beach, but the evening we arrived there was some rain, and during the night a storm with fierce...

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  • 7. Women

    I've been to Alex a few times and as I've got older I've realised that I get a lot more attention in the street. Most of the time its just a few little boys who...

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  • 8. Water

    Having been to Egypt a few times now, I think I have become slightly immune to the water, but to first time visitors I would say be very careful about what you...

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  • 9. Gays and lesbians

    Again. I have to say that if u r in rome then do as the romans do. Egyptians are not comfortable with the idea of men having sex with men neither women with...

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  • 10. Kissing in Public

    As you know, when u r in Rome, Walk like the Romans do. Eventhough Egypt is kind of liberal and a touristic place, still it is part of the arab islamic...

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  • 11. Alchohol in the streets

    Avoid drinking alchohol in the streets if you want to continue having fun. Public act of irrespect is the police charges. So dont take the risk and just drink...

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  • 12. Drugs

    Alexandria is not the same like amsterdam and cristiano in denmark . You cant walk around in a place to choose and buy some joints and other drugs. It is...

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  • May 7, 2013 at 6:01 PM

    My daughter is there right now on business. She has just been told that there are pirates near her hotel. Stay inside, close all curtains and turn off all lights.

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