Here There and Everywhere

Expat wanderer

Sunrise June 11, 2008

You can see the June sun is a big throbbing ball in the sky, and the visibility at 0600 is almost to the horizon. Less than an hour later, visibility is rapidly decreasing.

Actually, I love being out in the dust; I love seeing all the men with the gutras wrapped around their faces, it looks very exotic. Before all the designer gutras, you can imagine these cloths were a necessity to protect faces and lungs from the biting sand and gritty dust.

The medical face-masks are probably better at screening out the dust, but don’t have the same romance to them. 😉

Temperature 93°F / 34°C at 0800; and the dust may keep the temperatures down a little today, below the projected high of 109°F / 43°C.

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June 11, 2008 - Posted by | ExPat Life, Health Issues, Kuwait, Living Conditions, sunrise series, Weather

4 Comments »

  1. hehehehe I do find that exotic too 😉

    Comment by Ansam | June 11, 2008 | Reply

  2. romantic to the core! 🙂 do drop in by my site for the word game. hope you find it interesting, let me know if its not!

    Comment by onlooker | June 11, 2008 | Reply

  3. Ansam – I love it when you see these ninja-guys driving their Prados and Land Cruisers 🙂

    Onlooker – I am on my way!

    Comment by intlxpatr | June 11, 2008 | Reply

  4. yes yes hehehe

    Comment by Ansam | June 11, 2008 | Reply


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