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Monthly Archives: November 2009

As we move from autumn into winter, Kuwait got a much-needed wash yesterday. Yes we had some rain since early November, but it was more falling-mud than water droplets.  Yesterday was different… it cleaned everything including the air.   The horizon at sea was razor sharp.

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H M AL-KHALIFA 1928-2009

الله يرحمك و يغمد روحك الجنه – إنا لله و إنا إليه راجعون

The weather has been wonderful this weekend.  I love the clear blue sky, occasionally decorated with faint clouds.  We had a nice desert walk on Friday morning, and spent most of Saturday on the beach.  It’s been a long time since I’ve felt this relaxed.

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I’ve been across the King Fahad Causeway a few times over the past two years.  I’ve never been able to get any reasonable shots of the journeys.  Most of my crossings were in the night, and the only time I went during the day – it was a very hazy one. Read More »

I couldn’t resist this last post about Egypt.  I stayed at the Marriott in Cairo.  This may not sound interesting, but this hotel has a building with an interesting history.  I took some shots of the original building of the palace.

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When I was in Egypt, we drove to Alexandria for a meeting.  My host was kind enough to drive me through the town and on the corniche. The meeting was near the harbour and I really didn’t want to be so close and not see this old city.

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