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Ardiya, Kuwait

Contributors: Dhari Buyabes
Ardiya, Kuwait

« The city, however, does not tell its past, but contains it like the lines of a hand, written in the corners of the streets, the gratings of the windows...every segment marked in turn with scratches, indentations, scrolls. »  —Italo Calvino, Invisible Cities

".عنقريزي بوتيله عساه يموت الليلة"

Kuwaitis did not discover or extract oil. At the time of its discovery, a torrent of experts was imported from the West to deal with this new black gold. However,...

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Street of Ardiya
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Parallel to an angry road of hasty vehicles, lies Ardiya’s mumsha, its walking area. It is where Ardiya’s residents exercise. To the naked eye, the mumsha is a plain route with trees and light poles. Yet when one...

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Ardiya
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