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Trip back to Doha, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Trip back to Doha

A travel blog entry by silverfox41


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


... 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

Dubai to Doha A short flight of 40 minutes - the plane only gets to 22,000 feet before it drops back to the ground. Had to catch a shuttle bus to the plane and walk up the steps - it was hot! Had a nice aisle seat until a VIP came on board - a rather ...

Hockey Night in Qatar, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Hockey Night in Qatar

A travel blog entry by andreadd


... and starting snapping away for completely the opposite reason - that seeing a game of hockey was just so Canadian that to see it in Qatar seemed even stranger to me than if I had never seen it before! The ice was crowded with middle-aged men and the ...

Qatar Stopover, Qatar, Qatar travel blog

Qatar Stopover

A travel blog entry by kurodatenshi


... . I love the incorporation of Islamic arches. The only place our tour guide brought us to experience was the Qatar Photographic Society. Funny choice because something more traditional would have been more interesting for us. There was an ...

Die grosse Hitze, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Die grosse Hitze

A travel blog entry by laurazentner

Oh, wonderful, HOTHOOOOT Doha!!!!! :D Der schönste eindruck den ich bis jetzt hatte, war der landeanflug in qatar. der himmel war leuchtedorgangerot bis tiefblau und man konnte bereits den mond sehen. :)(hät 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 entières 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 entières Ðæ Úíäíä ...

Journey One, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Journey One

A travel blog entry by kenescence


... a few hours' sleep, I had the excellent muesli (sans lamb), bread, and tea before landing. At Hamad International Airport in Qatar (btw, the standard pronunciation is KAH-tar, with both syllables somewhat clipped -- not 'cutter' or 'kuh-TAR') I headed ...

Sand and Skyscrapers, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Sand and Skyscrapers

A travel blog entry by boehmini


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

Airport Gardens Villas, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Airport Gardens Villas

A travel blog entry by silverfox41


Airport Gardens I have moved into a villa in Airport Gardens - Near the Airport. Good size two storey apartment with three bedrooms one of which has been converted into a study. I do not get woken up by the new prayer man. He is a lot quieter ...

Al Corniche, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Al Corniche

A travel blog entry by silverfox41


... summer to keep it alive. Temperatures are consistently above 40 degrees from May and do reach 50 degrees in August - I can't wait. Qatar doesn't have any dams - the water comes from a de-salination plant. The average annual rainfall is less than 3 cm - ...

Panem, Doha, Qatar travel blog


A travel blog entry by peteandal


... . Sophie also said that this has resulted in everyone being really lazy and obese and no one working. Another interesting fact about Qatar is that only 25% of the population is women due to an influx of male labourers from foreign countries and it's the ...

Stop over in Doha, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Stop over in Doha

A travel blog entry by whitneyhl

I had to stop in Doha, Qatar for 2 nights on my way to Bangkok. It was a differnt experience especially being alone. The first night I was there I jumped up and almost fell out of bed because I was given such a fright. I had no idea what was going on I ...

Togas and Tours, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Togas and Tours

A travel blog entry by andreadd


Toga We are working 6 days weeks now at the office, with only Friday off. The days are short because of Ramadan, but soon we'll be doing 7:30-2:30 from Sunday to Thursday and then 9-2PM on Saturdays -- that's scheduled of course. We really have to ...

Shopping on The Pearl, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Shopping on The Pearl

A travel blog entry by ybnrml


After many a night walking on the Pearl and window shopping, I took Frank out for a more serious walk.  Wanted to show him some sunglasses I spotted on my first week I was here! (smile)  Well as it turns out, he bought them for me! ...

Trip to the Post office, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Trip to the Post office

A travel blog entry by silverfox41

... large numbers - so I can tell the time. Anyway the watch looks good. I will now be recommending to my wife that she NOT come to Qatar. She would send me broke - there are just so many shops selling so much stuff that you don't need but at 25% off. Just ...

Doha, Doha, Qatar travel blog


A travel blog entry by silverfox41

Arrived back in Doha after a good flight of just over 6 hours. Service was good. Red wine was free of charge. Had some Indian lamb with rice for dinner. Caught a taxi home - you guessed it - I had to tell him how to get there. He was a new Nepalese ...

Our last day, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Our last day

A travel blog entry by monicaalfonzo

... the room is silent. I'm sure our pariticpants did very well on the test. Our participants present us with gifts of souveniers from Qatar like sand from the desert and day planners in English and Arabic. One participant gave each of us a sari to ...

Final wanderings in Doha, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Final wanderings in Doha

A travel blog entry by carpefeline


... red lights come running through the other side and we are stopped as a motorcade runs through the intersection.  It is the ruler of Qatar in his limo with his flags of state flying on the car.  Wow, I got to see his driver anyway as the car ...

Day 39 Doha, Qatar, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Day 39 Doha, Qatar

A travel blog entry by luv2cruise


... village was closed.  Why he did not know this before hand is a mystery to us. Our next stop was to The Pearl Qatar.  This is where non-citizens can own property.  However, as we were unloading from the bus, an elderly gentleman missed step ...

Van Brussel naar Doha, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Van Brussel naar Doha

A travel blog entry by amberenrutger


... buiten en je zat gelijk onder het zand. Dus snel de bus in en naar de turminal! We waren op het oude vliegveld van Qatar, deze is helaas erg klein. Omdat we 7 uur en 10 minuten moesten wachten op onze volgende vlucht hebben we ons vreselijk verveeld. Er ...

Zwischenstop in Doha, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Zwischenstop in Doha

A travel blog entry by rinneaufreisen


... jungen Männern verabschiedet wurde ;-), ein Gepäckstück zu viel durch die Kontrolle zu bekommen. Insgesamt war Qatar Airways kulant - und freundlich. Die Flugbegleiterinnen waren alle nicht-arabisch. Aber wie ich später bei meinem Zwischenstop ...

First flight completed!, Qatar, Qatar travel blog

First flight completed!

A travel blog entry by joandluke


... surroundings of Doha airport's Oryx lounge. It cost fifty quid between us but you get free food and drinks plus free Wi-Fi. Qatar is meant to have a new airport by now but they are a bit behind schedule!   The flight itself was fairly uneventful, ...

Buying a Camera, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Buying a Camera

A travel blog entry by silverfox41

Buying a camera at Carrefour 24 May 2006 I decided to buy a digital camera at Carrefour - the big hypermarket at City Centre. I did a bit of homework and they had a Premier DS5340, 5 mega pixel, camera, 3x optical zoom, 4x digital zoom, 2 inch ...

Eye Recognition, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Eye Recognition

A travel blog entry by carpefeline


    Visited the souq today.  There weren't too many people there.  I think most of Doha works on an afternoon and evening type of schedule but there were some women coming into the souq as I was arriving.  They were ...

City Centre Shopping, Doha, Qatar travel blog

City Centre Shopping

A travel blog entry by silverfox41

... Sara roundabout!! ( Rock man is back at work 12:16 pm) I am sure he would have taken me to my hotel! Driving in Qatar This site basically sums it up. Take water just in case there is an accident!! Some ...

Doha Zoo, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Doha Zoo

A travel blog entry by silverfox41


Sue and I went to Doha zoo for a visit. Entry fee was 5 riyals each or about $2. It was a pleasant place to visit for us humans - waterways, ponds, etc. Good variety of animals including cheetahs, lions, tigers, ... Mainly African and Asian. They did ...

From Fasting to Feasting..., Doha, Qatar travel blog

From Fasting to Feasting...

A travel blog entry by andreadd


... to care that hundreds of people are showing up to a house party and trashing the place. Aaah, the beauty of rental property in Qatar. At any rate, on arrival at the Ritz we were led into an incredible room which had been themed as a traditional middle ...

unexpected, Doha, Qatar travel blog


A travel blog entry by larissa-ume


... namibianischen waere es nicht gegangen.  Der Flug ging dann sehr gut, mehr als das, wir sind jetzt absolute fans von qatar airline,die haben alles was das herz begehr.Sogar jeder einen Bildschirm an dem man Filme und alles aussuchen kann,wow...ein ...

A Night in Qatar, Doha, Qatar travel blog

A Night in Qatar

A travel blog entry by woundedsoldier

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