People Of Egypt And The United States Essay

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People Of Egypt

Egyptians and Americans have much more in common than most people think, making adjustments to life in a new country easier. Many customs are similar to practices in the United States. Egyptians have their own way of being Egyptian. Egypt is a relatively huge and densely populated country. Unlike the United States, which is a large, densely populated country. The greatest shock to Americans is the speed at which Egyptians drive. The roads and freeways are quite narrow. Speed limits in cities are strictly enforced, but on much of the Autobahn there is no limit on how fast drivers can go. Although it is against the law, impatient Egyptians may also tailgate at high speeds and/or flash their headlights when they want to pass your vehicle. If you are driving for the first time in Egypt, keep right. Left lanes are for passing only. Unlike when you are driving in America; Americans tend to travel in the lane that is meant for passing and the faster drivers. Americans tend to think “ I am going the speed limit, so I am going to stay in the left lane”, the Egyptian way of thinking is that if you are not passing anyone or if you are going too slow, your car needs to be in the right hand lane. Unlike in the United States, train travel is a Egyptian way of life. You can get on at train at any train station and travel to any destination in Egypt you would like. The Egyptians use the train as their main mean of travel due to pollution…

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