Al Manshar Rotana Hotel
Travel Blogs from Kuwait City
... I had my jogging shorts on so got nailed. My legs actually turned red from being hit by the sand. It hurt. It was also a really weird feeling running along, leaning forward into the wind with the windward side of my face covered by my hoodie to keep the sand out of my mouth. Strange because the sand made quite a loud sound hitting my skin but I felt somehow disconnected from it, like I was inside a shell. I guess it's because I've ...
... br> One might also wish to add layers to the shape, like some thin strands of coloured glass followed by more shaping with a wad protected hand. A keen sense of timing is required. The artist displays a impressive awareness of how quickly the glass cools, and what can be attempted sensibly during the brief window when the glass is at the right temperature. It is amazing to watch a piece take shape from such a dangerous medium. All of the tense, precise ...
... about 100m to the furthermost buoy. Then once we turn around and had the wind behind us I thought we'd get going again but it still took ages to get moving again. Once closer to shore the wind was stronger and we ripped along when the route was parallel to the beach, I even turned around and dangled my legs over the side whilst we ...
Today I had my first proper day of work and ended up feeling quite exhausted. I guess it is a nearly 10 hour day but I think the main thing was the induction proper happened as it was all the details for the project and learning about how they do mapping here.
I'm getting a car soon. It may be a Mitsubishi Challenger (called Nativa here) 4wd, thankfully as drivers here are indeed pretty aggressive. Just like Cambodia but twice as fast so ...
... opportunities to travel are still here and I am taking advantage of them to the fullest extent... I'm headed to Dubai, UAE (finally!) in a couple weeks, going back to Oman mid-January, and then traveling to Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia in February. Options for spring break are still being tossed around - South Africa is currently in the #1 spot... diving with great white sharks just sounds like it would be too good an opportunity to miss!
Stay tuned - the adventure ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service