Safir Palace Riggae
Travel Blogs from Kuwait City
... indulge in intense smells and trashed lands .
the locals seem to love throwing trash outside of their car windows on count of how little they pay their indian workers to clean the streets daily .the sand storms blows the trash around so the fishy smell can circulate while you sip your coffee outside of starbucks .during a sandstorm the best way not to be effected is to stay indoors to avoid the sand blinding your path ...
... the lazy:
If Cambodia were your home instead of Kuwait you would...
A) have 6.1 times higher chance of dying in infancy
B) consume 99.77% less oil
C) use 99.4% less electricity
D) make 96.49% less money
E) die 15.37 years sooner
F) be 8 times more likely to have HIV/AIDS
G) have 59.09% more chance of being unemployed
H) spend 89.96% less money on health care
I) have 19.09% more babies
... response to our having to read Lady Chatterley's Lover in Grade 12!) And that meant they had to close. The writing club met in a large room in the book shop. Attendees are mostly Kuwaiti although there are a few Americans (although perhaps they're just Kuwaitis with Yank accents), they're mostly girls and most seem to be going to university. The first time I went there were about 25, second time about 10. I am very admiring of their excellent English skills. We have a single ...
... exciting. For example they had mobile phones in high school. This was back in the late nineties, early 2000s when having a mobile was more expensive.
Observing all of these consequences of status had a big impact on me as a child. It made me quite competitive. I realise now that I became from a very young age fundamentally motivated to change my status. To improve it. To essentially be one of those rich kids. I also realise that this motivation remains with me as an ...
... full time salaried. They are all friendly. Most are older. Most seem in their mid 30s+. Apparently there is a GIS networking event in Kuwait already so I may not have to set one up but would still b good to get involved in it.
I'm getting a car soon. It may be a Mitsubishi Challenger (called Nativa here) 4wd, thankfully as drivers here are indeed pretty aggressive. Just like Cambodia but twice as fast so their lack of skill ...