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... without stopping at one of the many food outlets to try some traditional Persian cuisine (kebabs to you and me). Washed down with a very refreshing mint and freshly squeezed lemon juice, whilst being kept cool by the overhead sprinklers and giant fans and all the while listening to the call to prayer from the nearby mosque...the only thing that could have made the night more Arabic was if Aladdin had turned up on a flying carpet with his lamp! ...
... now across the Kuwait outback to return to, including finding a 100 square mile area used by the army for 4x4 training! Work wise things are ok, I have the experience and skill now to handle the role comfortably. I'm done here though unless I can find another role volunteering. I think I need to do what one of the locals who was a member asked a few times, teach them how to make maps. Perhaps a local NGO here will support me in running a bunch of ...
... beset the country in the form of:
- 1 million Syrian refugees (25% of Lebanon's population) entering the country due to the civil war there which started in 2011
- Iran Embassy suicide bombing in Beirut on 19/11/13, 2 days after I left for the last time
- Assassination of Hezbollah commander Hassan Lekkis in Beirut on 4/12/13
- Car bombing in Hezbollah stronghold on ...
... than my desire to display irreverence. In a detestful tone I told the taxi driver to take me back home, I changed and we retraced our route back to the restaurant, me walking in nearly an hour late to lunch. How did it go? Well, we had something to talk about at least.
I guess all of this begs the question: what would happen if I fronted up to immigration at Kuwait airport in my kilt? Would their evidence based gaydar return a false ...
... We learnt on returning to Phnom Penh that they had just killed a 14 year old girl. They all looked pretty relaxed about it.
I remember the girl I brought along describing it as not being the vacation she had been expecting. Her expectation that the word vacation should apply at all to what we had planned was enough for me to feel satisfied that I had exposed her to some manliness.
I digress. We ...