Cradled between Saudi Arabia and Iraq in one of the most ancient and contested corners of the world, Kuwait has a certain cachet. Yet, Kuwait remains an oasis in a land of desert plains with just a few tourists and a more authentic Araba feel.

KUWAIT CITY (مدينة الكويت)

After lengthy procedures at the border (see below), we arrived in the capital of Kuwait. The city lies on the southern shore of Kuwait Bay of the Persian Gulf. City was founded at the beginning of the 18th century by a group of families who migrated to the coast from the interior of the...