When trying to explain what Kuwait is like to people back home, it’s like trying to tell somebody about a piece of art you’ve seen in a museum by painting it for them yourself, right there on the spot. I get overwhelmed trying to describe this place because it’s complex, yet formulaic. I both know that I have been to places that are far better than Kuwait and that this is where I belong for now regardless. I sealed the deal by signing an 18 month contract for wifi service yesterday. That and telling my school I would be back for the 2014-2015 school year. I highly doubt that I will stay beyond 2015; after all, by then I will have been here for three years.
What is it about this place that keeps me here? And what is it about this place that pushes people away? Continue reading