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Sunday, 15 April 2007

Short Talk:

I am home. Finally!

Gila Gila Galabiyya

The galabiyya is a type of long robe commonly worn by Egyptian men.

Normally back in Malaysia, when we wanna go out, we simply just put on our t-shirt and jeans. Most of the time, we don't even need to think about it. T-shirt and jeans is like the "default attire" over here.

Over in Egypt, when the guys there wanna go out, they don't put on their t-shirt and jeans. They put on their galabiyyas.

The galabiyya is the like the national uniform of all Egyptian men. They wear galabiyyas out for every occassion. And I do mean EVERY occassion.

They wear it out to smoke sheesha.

They wear it out to work as security guards.

They wear it to work in the quarries.

They wear it out to go boating.

Heck, they even wear it out to the beach!

I'm not sure how anyone could wear this type of clothing out for boating and stuff. Surely, your mobility will be quite limited right? You can't really run if you wear a dress like that.

I must say though, it's really comfortable. The loose fitting hides my bulges well. Without wearing jeans underneath, my bottom is really... airy. Perfect for the hot Egyptian weather. :P

Man, I wish I could wear this thing out in Kuching more often.

Sadly the only chance I'm probably gonna get to wear it, is for a Halloween party.

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me first. cool dress

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yowza. hey kenny, did you go on a package tour? how much approx did it cost?

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lol the expression on the last pic just seals it.

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nice robe...how much is it..

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wooh kenny you look great in the galabiyya! ;)
is it hard to tie the tudung thing on yr head?

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Cute

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u sure is galabiyya...i think its called galibayya..
went there be4, bought one of those 'dresses'..heheh..

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KENNY, post some real post please..

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Lol... Kenny who's that belly dancer? Did you get her number :D?

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it looks cute on u...
cant wait to read ur next post on egypt tour..
^^

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fuck

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hahaaha

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nice entry.

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galabiyya. glad i learnt something new today. :)

yeah, i would really like to read some posts on ur opinions and views? on anything really. plss??

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Yay, 14th?

Wait, i thought it's Shisha? Well, it is in Malaysia.

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interesting.
in that beach pic... tat woman in the bikini...
u sure she didnt get fined or something ? :Pp

nice bright pumpkin-orange galabiyya, kenny. LOL

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welcome back kenny.... nice dress, btw.

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You and your crocs!

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One of my friend did brave it and wore it to Uni, everyone kept asking him whether he had a Halloween party to attend. Mind you, he's Caucasian. LOL.

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oh!

you look like a pumpkin! ;p

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Cool outfit :P how much is the eygpt package? did u manage to ride the camel?

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Sorry type wrongly... i mean egypt hehehe

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looks great on you, kenny. XD

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Welcome back home, Kenny :)

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hehehe! You look funny in it.
Love your last picture. ;)

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haha great post kenny, loving the outfit.

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I do like to see u wearing that in kuching!!

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you look like an arabian! or aladdin! just add a flute and a snake and a dusty corner in the street and you can moonlight as a .... what do they call those people? flute-player-snake-dance-person. ahem. =P

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It's Jalabiya you idiot

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cool place...the Egypt. lol. Guys wear galabiyya while girls wear bikini.

not bad at all.

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Haha, ur face is funny in the last pic~~!! Thats wat we call religion n cultural~

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Dear Kenny,

How are you ? I also had just been to Egypt recently. Check out my site. It is a very historic country. I think my ancestors did some work as a pyramid builder in the past.

I am Chinese and I live in Malaysia. Where are you from ? What do you do for a living ? I am a Teacher and I teach kids aged 4-13 in Ipoh. It is a boring but very peaceful town. I wish the whole world is just like Ipoh. Are you busy ? I mean, maintaining this blog must have taken you years of time management to continue and keep it clean.

It is a tough job but fun. The kids are really naughty and creative. It is at this age that humans progress the most. The most growth is when a person is a young boy or girl. I am glad to be able to work in this area to contribute to the future of the kids and the nation. Hope to hear from you soon.

Sincerely,
Yvonne

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nice robe, Kenny!

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kenny...the galabiyyas still cannot hide ur fatness...hahaha..

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Hahaha...Love your last pic :D

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Nice post Kenny! Care to show us more pics from your interesting trip?? Haha, you look like a pumpkin in the galabiyya hehe.

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Hmmm... galabbiyah... Luckily still got bikini in egypt. I tot everyone is covered up

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that's why back in Malaysia, we have sarung!

my brother tried it when i brought him to "skirt night" in a Bangsar pub years ago (as long as you, regardless guy or girl, wear a skirt or sarung, you get free drink all night long), and he love it since then.

his comment was same as yours: comfortable and "airy"! HAH!

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i lived here for 6 months oso dunno what they called that baju and you know?

try to wear that to your work. see how your colleagues react. LOL!

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dude, seriously, bright orange colour?? that's so..............gay. lol

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ahhhh i miss egypt. 2 years ago when i was there, they still ask "you, how many camels?". Yupz they still think they can trade women with camels...wonder if it's still any different now.

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hahahah, i love the last pic! makes me laugh as well!!!

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SO... what do the women wear?

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WOW Kenny is a "cross-dresser" LOL

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Heh Kenny You didnt mean to take pictures of the Men in that beach picture didnt you.......=p
Haha We know your intentions hehehe =P
BTW Nice Dress..........>.

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Where is your eye ball direction??
Ha! Ha!

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kenny, you r back.. finally!

u know, the pic of you in the galabiyya, it reminds me of the a movie called 'Himalaya-Singh' starring Lau Ching Wan and Ronald Cheng.. they wore that as well in the movie..

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Ooooo...i miss Egypt! sob..sob..

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Orange looks very becoming on you.
When are you going to talk about the food?

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u look like those oil rich tycoons of the middle east.

body oil rich.

wahahahaa!! bite me kenny!

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haa haa....that is going to be the latest fashion trend in KL

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welcome home kenny! u looked shocked at the last pic..muah ha ha! the galabiyya look nice on u! i like pumpkin!

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Wah, shake your bon-bon la!

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Kenny u r rich....always go travelling....

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Yvonne: 4 - 13 year olds? what kinda school is that? certainly not the right age bracket for malaysian schools.

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u look like an arabian theif with that thing on

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wait a minute, only 1 person play the numbering game in this post? No way, i'm no. 59!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Kenny, you can always wear it in cyberjaya though. :D we have foreign student wearing something like tht here.You won't feel leave out. ;)

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wow...I can't wait for my holiday to Egypt next month.

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are you wearing... crocs?

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Hello!? why would i require mobility when your on a boat? I dont know about you but i think people row with their hands?

and even if they did row with their hands (when they visit kenny land) , its pretty loose, u lift it a little and thats it..its not like a tight mini dress...

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And Kenny went alone ?

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Yvonne: ur comments enter so formal ah? don't think Kenny will reply your letter ler... he blog for extra pocket money. Not a pen pal column. You can email him personally, better if you want to know where he s from... however be cheerful. :)

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I see CROCS Islander!!!!!! Okay, a little exaggerated response. Hee. Good choice for travelling wear :)

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Haha... you look like you're drowning in the galabiyya... but nice color though ;)
Thanks for sharing your holiday log with us... had some good laughs.

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I think everybody got it wrong with the galabiyya. It is like gotobedyah as in PJ. The reason why these people are wearing their PJs 24/7 is because the PJs are so comfortable and lazy to change also. Brouhahaha.....I am 67? :(

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The guy in the photo who smokes sheesha looks cute. lol.

Nice color you got there, Kenny!

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Kenny, You remind me of ALI BABA... and yes.. you resemble one...

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Haha.. U become Egyptian Kenny.. What a funny wearing... I wonder are they wear such wearing for swimming or not.. :-p

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Welcome back! Wow if its airy I don't think Egyptian wear anything at all underneath...EeeeEEEEE...hahahaha

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kenny! my man! check the CROCODI out! Man! You're leading the new style in Egypt! Did they tell you they admire you?

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haha! Nice wear. Try to start a new fad in kuching kenny. Maybe more ppl will start wearing it if you start

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haha, how'd you end up dancin' with her? Priceless expression.

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omg kenny, u'll do anything to strike in a photo. I wanna see u in my bikini *shake shake*

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Haha, Kenny in bikini ? I don't think he will ever wear a woman's stuff. :D

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Hey, the dancer will be imported to Singapore's Sentosa island huh? I wish so, so that cheaper to enjoy.. no need to go to egypt.. hey why Singapore want to have its own Formula one? i think i know the answer..

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Hahah, great! I'm sure it feels airy...

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Did you go to Egypt for hols only, or is it because of work too?

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is it me or i see one of them pics there's a guy got "wood"

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did anyone notice the egyptian smoking the sheesha??? notice what is sticking out in between his legs....oh my god is he really THAT big???

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bogal

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NICE ONE DUDE

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Luckily in Egypt the people didnt wear speedo or bikini go out whenever and wherever. Galabiyya is still looks ok.

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