A Kuwaiti man stand leads a flock of camels during a competition in al-Salmi district, a desert area 120 kms west of Kuwait City, on February 7, 2013, held as part of the ongoing Popular Heritage Festival. The one-month event is held annually to commemorate popular activities in Kuwaiti heritage, featuring camel races, falcons contests, fishing competitions and others. (AFP/Getty Images)
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