Plaza Athenee Hotel

Kuwait Bnaid Al Qar - Black 18, Behind Al Manar Complex, Kuwait City, 35151, Kuwait | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Kuwait City

Alarm, another poem for Plumae

A travel blog entry by gisnoborders

Alarm

An epistle poem about the unknown neighbour

Dear neighbour
Having successfully avoided you this past 10 months
I cannot address this letter correctly
You are next door though,
So delivery would be easy

In fact I'm not sure if you have been here that long
My lack of interactions with you
A study in aloofness
I guiltily, occasionally, wonder

My awareness of you consists
Of the sound of you ...

Chance the Gardener on Lebanon

A travel blog entry by gisnoborders

2

... li>Killing of a potential prime minister in a car bombing of Beirut downtown on 27/12/13

  • Another car bombing of a Beirut Hezbollah stronghold on 2/1/14
  • Al Qaeda leader in Lebanon, a Saudi, dies in custody on 4/1/14
  • The 'Middle East Crisis' that has rattled about the international news bulletin of my life appears to be reaching another crescendo. One of the many reasons I came ...

    Mutla Ridge Races 1 and 2 Invitation

    A travel blog entry by gisnoborders

    12

    ... orientation of the ridge for wayfinding. Keep the ridge edge on your right on the way out and on your right on the way back.

    • Race 2: 4th January 2014

    Race 2 will have the same route as race 1 but we will just go in the opposite direction. This means we first go along the bottom of the ridge, then climb up to the top ...

    The bad stuff

    A travel blog entry by gisnoborders

    2

    ... I needn't force myself to relate to everyone - certainly it's impossible. I genuinely dislike people who throw rubbish around. Sure there may be cultural differences explaining it, but basically it's ok not to like it and to choose friends accordingly. Not that I will be being a unreasonable about it, but I can understand how all of these differences direct people to associate with who they do and I don't blame them.

    Wow, that was long winded. Again I emphasise how happy ...

    First impressions of Kuwait

    A travel blog entry by gisnoborders

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    10

    ... Along with the testosteronal drivers I expect to get a bit fed up with living conditions sometimes. Strangely I haven't been much disturbed by the prayer calls, one's happening right now. It's loud, but kind of a drone so easy to ignore.

    Oh, I also joined the Kuwait Writers Club, gaining entry by impressing the organiser with some poems composed for events in Brisbane :)

    Last of all in order to get my residency visa ...

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    Location

    This 4 star hotel, located on Kuwait Bnaid Al Qar - Black 18, Behind Al Manar Complex, Kuwait City, is near Church of the Nativity, The Scientific Center, Wadi Qelt, and Beit Guvrin National Park.
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