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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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It’s not a serious piece of kit, but you can have some serious fun with this little camera.  When I read the review, I thought it was a little gimmicky.  Then I saw the Stuff TV video review, and I couldn’t wait to buy one.  The Canon D10 is the best companion on wet holidays.

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The second (and final) selection of matchboxes.  Mostly of hotels, and roughly grouped into continents.  Some of the matches missed out in the first post (EAT) were added here and there… 

Above: Movenpick (Heliopolis-Egypt), Sheraton (Doha-Qatar), Le Meridien (Casablanca-Morocco), Crowne Plaza (Farwaniya-Kuwait), The Residence (Tunis-Tunisia) & Sheraton (Muscat-Oman).
 

The Bellagio (Las Vegas-USA), Sacred Sea Room (Las Vegas-USA), Aladdin (Las Vegas-USA), Luxor (Las Vegas-USA), MGM Grand (Las Vegas-USA), Stratosphere Tower (Las Vegas-USA), Best Western (New York-USA), The Doral (Miami-USA), Pacific Time (Miami-USA) & again Luxor (Las Vegas-USA).

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Home sweet home.  Our short holiday is over.

Half the times I tell friends that I managed to spot a landmark from the air they give me this look that says: we believe you but you need to get a coffee… Well, today was special.

This was Mangaf during our landing this morning, shortly after sunrise.  At the bottom of the photograph are the gardens and chalets of the Hilton Kuwait Resort. In the distance, highway 30 and Subiya are visible.  Zooming in I can even point to our house.