Travel Blogs from Doha, Qatar

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Culture Shock!, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Culture Shock!

A travel blog entry by charmedlife

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... which has FREE internet for 30 minutes on brand new fast computers. And I just got off a brand new Airbus 380 on Qatar Airlines and then onto a sparkling brand new German made transit bus. Considering that yesterday I was looking at a man carrying his ...

Going East to Get West, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Going East to Get West

A travel blog entry by kimandmartin

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... once-over! We had bought the cheapest flight we could find to Casablanca which happened to be with Qatar Airlines and went through Doha, Qatar, so we spent four hours flying east to turn around and fly west again! But it was an adventure! The plane was ...

9 Hours in Qatar, Doha, Qatar travel blog

9 Hours in Qatar

A travel blog entry by sfrtw

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... sized chunk of land to build their home on. Frank asked the guide if he could get in on that, but the guide said that it is pretty difficult, if not impossible to become a Qatari citizen. Qatar summed up in 3 words: Ambitious, modern, ...

Doha, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Doha

A travel blog entry by itsem

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... could pat them (the camels that is, not the boys) and take our photo for us.   We also stopped at the nearby Qatar mosque and were showed through on a tour.  Intriguing on the outside, it wasn’t that interesting inside - we also received ...

Photos of Qatar, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Photos of Qatar

A travel blog entry by genik

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Year End Gala, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Year End Gala

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

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... night at Ras Laffan City.  Farah and I get ready for the End of the Year Gala.  This it seems is a tradition here in Qatar for the company staff.  It is a get dressed up and have fun event.  Since we did not get home until 2:30AM ...

Group dinner at the W, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Group dinner at the W

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

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To celebrate the holidays, we are gathering at the W Hotel for dinner.  The team and others gather to celebrate the season.  It is a quiet dinner but very nice.  The W is known for it's fine cuisine. What a wonderful evening!  It's ...

heimflug zwischenstop, Doha, Qatar travel blog

heimflug zwischenstop

A travel blog entry by lemmyf

wir haben jetzt den groessten teil der heimreise hinter uns, und warten in doha auf den weiterflug nach wien. noch zwei ...

Doha Airport, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Doha Airport

A travel blog entry by jackandhenrik

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Blocked loo's, awkward chats, angry sheikhs is the story so far at Doha airport - the capital of duty ...

Doha: check, Killian's bag: nope..., Doha, Qatar travel blog

Doha: check, Killian's bag: nope...

A travel blog entry by killian

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It's absolutely worth the extra miles to Frankfurt to experience the comfort of Qatar Airways: it certainly beats KLM's meatballs hands down. I hardly noticed time and countries flying by before it was time to land in Doha. Aaah the warmth as the cabin ...

It's Official!, Doha, Qatar travel blog

It's Official!

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

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... early morning and weeks of anticipation, FINALLY, the official announcement from my boss "Pamela" that I am going to Qatar on a Short Term International Assignment................. It reads: I am pleased to announce that Norma Ulrich has accepted a Short ...

Foreign Worker Full Contact Mode, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Foreign Worker Full Contact Mode

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

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... sit inside in our coats with the heater running."     There is a lot of construction happening now in Qatar.  The construction workers are also foreign and look to be either Indian, Pakistani, or Bengladashi.  Such was also ...

Survived first week!, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Survived first week!

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

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... a site to see.  It seems to be running like a well oiled machine.  The ride was pleasant, Did you know that Qatar is mostly desert????? (smile).  Am including some pic's of that road trip. Weekend is here, I just might have something better ...

The Ramadan Plan, Doha, Qatar travel blog

The Ramadan Plan

A travel blog entry by andreadd

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... in his 2 cents worth I'd pretty much had enough of hearing about these crazes. And so I couldn't have timed my arrival in Qatar any better as I became an unwitting member of an eating regimen, which could hardly be called a 'fad', as it traced its roots ...

Doha at midnight.. I just wanted my map pin again., Doha, Qatar travel blog

Doha at midnight.. I just wanted my map pin again.

A travel blog entry by brypi

Not much to say.. I got off one plane, and rushed onto another, just in ...

Doha at midnight.. I just wanted my map pin again., Doha, Qatar travel blog

Doha at midnight.. I just wanted my map pin again.

A travel blog entry by brypi

Not much to say.. I got off one plane, and rushed onto another, just in ...

The end of  an era, Doha, Qatar travel blog

The end of an era

A travel blog entry by j3ster

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... we have an amazing jumping spider, that makes women screech with excitment.          We stopped in Doha for about 4 hours before we had to fly home where two hot chocolates and a soft drink cost 18, well they ...

Eggs & Bacon, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Eggs & Bacon

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

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... alarm issue and I opened the vent hood way in advance of the start of the cooking.  Yuuuummmmyyyyy! Turkey Bacon! :(  Here in Qatar, Pork Bacon is NOWHERE to be found.  Oh well, it is crisping up nicely.  Now for the Eggs, what ...

Well Deserved Holiday in the UK, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Well Deserved Holiday in the UK

A travel blog entry by silverfox41

... credit card. The other woman just sat and waited until I cam back from the cashier. NO WONDER IT TAKES SO LONG TO GET SERVED!!! I gave my credit card details - three times- why??? I am drafting a letter to the Qatar Airways CEO. A blast from the ...

Call to prayer, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Call to prayer

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

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    Call to prayer woke me this morning some time around 4:36 a.m.  I didn't mind it as it's nice to hear and usually I had no problem falling asleep again.   Obviously there are plenty of mosques around so as I am ...

Qatar's Inland Sea, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Qatar's Inland Sea

A travel blog entry by silverfox41

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Booked a night out under the stars at Qatar's Inland Sea which ia about an hours drive south of Doha. The inland sea is more like an ocean inlet. Many Qataris camp overnight in canvas tents on or near it. They then abuse their fourbies by racing along ...

Grand Regency Hotel, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Grand Regency Hotel

A travel blog entry by silverfox41

... up at a picture of a Falcon standing over its dead prey ( a white bird) with blood gushing from its neck. Tasteful. Falconry is big in Qatar - you can buy one at the markets (Souq). As I ate, it was about 6:00 pm, I heard the sounds of a grand piano and ...

City Center Mall, Doha, Qatar travel blog

City Center Mall

A travel blog entry by monicaalfonzo

Our training for the day goes very well. No problems, not even technical. Julie and I have a lot of shopping to do for our friends back home. We decide to take a limo to the City Center Mall to finish our shopping. Unfortunately, Julie ankle is ...

Trip back to Doha, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Trip back to Doha

A travel blog entry by silverfox41

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I have added some photos of snow in Washington. My trousers are not meant to withstand snow and wind as I walk to work, shops, eateries etc. I like DC. It was very easy to get around as all street were numbers - North to South and letters - east to ...

Odlet Londýn-Bangkok, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Odlet Londýn-Bangkok

A travel blog entry by bedrock

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... hodka do odletu do Bangkoku s medzipristatim v Dohe v Katare. Let prebiehal bez problemov, nemam vacsie vycytky spolocnosti Qatar, aj ked ocakaval som mozno trosku viac miesta a pohodlia na sedacke. O sprijemnenie letu sa mi postarala spolusediaca ...

Dubai to Doha, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Dubai to Doha

A travel blog entry by silverfox41

... the driver from the hotel would still be there waiting for me. What was the name of the hotel again "Grand Regency?". Previous correspondence from Doha just referred to it as GR. Yep - he was. He was looking for a Mr Payneee. As we drove to the hotel, ...

Hockey Night in Qatar, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Hockey Night in Qatar

A travel blog entry by andreadd

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Hockey night in Qatar There I was on a steamy Tuesday night in Doha, needing to go get a copy of my housekey made. The only place in town to get this done, I was told repeatedly, was at the largest mall in town, called City Center. City Center is ...

Die grosse Hitze, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Die grosse Hitze

A travel blog entry by laurazentner

Oh, wonderful, HOTHOOOOT Doha!!!!! :D Der schnste eindruck den ich bis jetzt hatte, war der landeanflug in qatar. der himmel war leuchtedorgangerot bis tiefblau und man konnte bereits den mond sehen. :)(ht euch gern ein bild geknipst aber die kamera ...

More food and wine, Doha, Qatar travel blog

More food and wine

A travel blog entry by silverfox41

Food - 18/5/06 Carrefour - Noir Amande Chocolat noir aux amandes entires Finally found a dark chocolate that I like. 54% Cacao. Only QR 6.75 ($2.40 AUD) for 200 grams. It is all written in French -it has amandes entires ...

Sand and Skyscrapers, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Sand and Skyscrapers

A travel blog entry by boehmini

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Yep, we were here!  Well...just at the airport.  --Jen ...

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