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KUWAIT CITY, KUWAIT

Rebuilding a city

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The sun was rising as we sailed in and first glimpsed the skyline of this city that has been rebuilding itself since it was invaded and trashed and looted by Iraq back in 1990. Kuwait City, on the shore of the Persian Gulf, is the political, cultural and economic center of this tiny emirate.

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The 400 foot tall Kuwait Towers – we took the elevator up for a great view of the city. Pretty fancy water tower! Photographs in the lobby show the extensive damage done by “the barbarians” from Iraq.

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The Fish Market was a worthwhile “taste” of the local culture. It’s not just fish there, as you can see.

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Look at those crab legs!

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The Pyramid Mosque – built in the shape of a stepped pyramid.

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These girls are on a field trip to the Scientific Museum.

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In the Sadu House, which displays a collection of Bedouin weaving, Lille Hästa felt right at home on an IKEA Poang!

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Sunset sail away - dreamy.

Posted by Swenigale 03:09

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