Courtyard Kuwait City
Travel Blogs from Dasman
I came to Kuwait to visit a long-distance friend that I'd only met once in person. We often spoke online and one day I decide that before my trip to Asia, I would stop by to visit. It was an interesting visit. The culture is definitely different and it taught me to learn to be humble, thoughtful, and aware all at the same time. It was a 3-day ...
... The next The same. Grey perhaps this time. Same proportions. Same. Suit. Same. Suit. Same. Same man. Same man? You wouldn't know it But for the fleshy Innards of that suit. Perhaps that explains the Suit wearer's exertions A man is told to wear a suit. But a man must make a mark. He must be memorable. So is he forced in some way by a suit? A same? Every day wearing a same, Having to impress Stand out ...
Waste Time I went to the watch shop to waste time I went up to the counter And proffered her my Movado It is fast said I It holds too much time It was heavy Glinted with too much of it in its Black Shiny Blank Face She looked at me Turned my watch Put it in the time squeezer And asked how many minutes I'd like to lose Contemplating, I briefly thought All of it But then I realised she wouldn't be able to do that That ...
... br> Stopping off at the North and South Piers
On a journey of replenishment
So Americans can do their road trips
Greeks can ride their ferries
Australians their mining trucks
And so Malaysians can fly
So we can all live this modern life of
Annihilation of the ancient challenges of survival
This oh so satisfying existence want of want
Where the Arabia I know
Is no sweat in summer ...
... which isn't done anyway as they use robotic(!) jockeys) ... I mean we joined the spectators racing along next to the camel race in their cars!!! What a fantastically Kuwaiti thing to do. It was a real jostle. The crowd of cars going along was about 30 strong and they got in very tight together, jockeying for position to stay near the front but not get ahead. Luckily camels are slow. I'm glad I had a couple of friends with me so we ...