Today is the day I finally leave Alexandria.
I'm feeling a bit melancholy about it. I tend to take a while to adapt to a place, and after a month Alex was finally starting to feel like home. I can make my way around it fairly easily (here's a tip--just make for the Corniche or the tram), I actually know some of the people here, and of course I'm going to miss my fellow students.
But, especially since I don't have anything set to do here in Alexandria, I can feel my feet dragging. I love Alexandria, but the opportunities here aren't as great as they are in Cairo.
So in 2 1/2 hours I head to the station to get the fast train from Sidi Gaber station in Alexandria to the central train station in Cairo.
Everything is up in the air: I have a couch to sleep on tonight, but I have no apartment yet, no teaching job, and I haven't yet looked at language schools. I plan to get all this arranged over the next few days. The apartment is my first priority, and broadband is a must.
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