Four Points by Sheraton Kuwait
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... walk was along the corniche (boardwalk) along the Arabian Gulf. It was too cool for swimming but we saw families picnicking on the beach and enjoyed watching fishermen test their luck. A popular spot for locals.
The most famous landmark of Kuwait is the Kuwait Towers, built in 1979. These sequincey looking towers are located on the shore of the Arabian Gulf (if you are in Kuwait or the Persian Gulf if you are in Iran). The largest tower ...
... br> Of carpet sellers
Who refer to their rugs as babies
Refusing sale to a bad home
Who are so genuine
So filled with non commercial
They will tell you a story
For half an hour after the sale
Which took 2 hours of other stories to get to
For their pleasure in your company
Capitalism can be done right.
This is one of the world's gas stations
Ships snake across the ...
... 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 ...
Last week I suffered the embarrassment of finding myself living in a country that is the butt of a Jimmy Fallon joke. Kuwait and a few other Gulf countries are trying to develop a scientific gaydar. They don't want gays here. This is an interesting development and I have a couple of stories to tell from my outsider's perspective of an expat.
When I first arrived in Kuwait I saw lots of local men wearing what are known as dresses where I ...
... 4WD, which meant we were invincible.
So what was the big deal? Things were fairly tame for the first half hour as we wound through the roads between hedged paddocks and fairly dreary farm buildings. We did come across a fire station, which I dutifully recorded a waypoint of for updating OpenStreetMap, and a few brave looking old trucks. Then we came out the southern end of it and were presented with a road in dim ...