I tried, I really did. I spent about an hour checking the feed, creating screenshots and masthead images in the correct size, uploading, checking the preview.
But when I tried to go to the publish screen I go this;
Apparently you can only use this option from the US or the UK.
And you can only have payments processed by cheque.
Ironically I also got an email from Amazon – the retail side – who have paid a refund into my credit card. I didn’t even want to charge for my blog – after all it’s free on the internet. But even if I did there are many ways Amazon could pay me; into my credit card, paypal, book/gift certificates or bitcoins.
This is still a beta option, so I hope Amazon can make Kindle blog publishing available in more countries, and resolve the payment issue.