Continental Hawally Hotel
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... and the Kokoda Challenge. I guess the most extreme physical event I've ever done is the Oxfam Trailwalker Brisbane, 100km in 48hrs which I wrote about here.
So what was the Challenge? It was nearly 15km of running, 12km of mountain biking and an obstacle course to try to kill you off if you survived everything beforehand. Making it particularly tough was the wind and sand picked up by it and blasted over participants' ...
... Being There has a couple of bits of dialog I would like to quote here. The first is when the terrifically naive protagonist, Chance, happens to meet the US president. Chance was a gardener for a rich man who never saw the outside world until middle aged, when his employer died. His only lenses on reality are the garden he tended and the TV he watched for leisure.
Do you agree ...
... programs. This woman was taking charge of change. And I really liked how this was recognised and encouraged by Kuwaitis. The Q8 Bookstore is partnering with her organisation to deliver books and support, a great reason to visit it.
This approach of setting up partnership with local non-government-organisations reminds me of Engineers Without Borders Australia. They also seek to support existing, ...
... my feet felt raw.
It's easy when you go into one of those cool outdoor camping stores to get all excited about the shoes. There are Goretex lined ones, air soles, wicking fibre, leather, synthetic, Vibram soles, lacing systems, suspension systems. Oh My God. It's amazing. But they never tell you about the socks. I just wore nylon ones. And my shoes weren't very wicked either, just Asics cross trainers. So my plan for a proper ...
... the flat before listening to them read him a story.
We had a little look around Kuwait City (yeah not much there... you were right Joe) with another of Joe's friends. We wandered around for *ages* looking for the Souq before finding it and a Kit Kat McFlurry!
We then returned to Jon's flat for some gaming and rock music, both of which were well deserved! As was the nap after that!