Travel Blogs from Doha, Qatar

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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 ...

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 ...

Airport Gardens Villas, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Airport Gardens Villas

A travel blog entry by silverfox41

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... built later and sometime later they decide to put in the street. It takes them years to complete building a road. The main road through Doha has been a mess for two years - they rely too much on pick and shovel and not much on heavy machinery. I watch ...

Al Corniche, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Al Corniche

A travel blog entry by silverfox41

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... 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 - ...

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

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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

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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

Doha

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

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... 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

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Day 39 Doha, Qatar Seas were calm while traveling through the night to Doha.  We woke up to find sunny skies, but a bit on the cool side and very dry.  We are in desert country and the land is flat with lots of sand. Our tour today was ...

Van Brussel naar Doha, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Van Brussel naar Doha

A travel blog entry by amberenrutger

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... 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

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... 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 ...

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

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    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. http://www.oasiscars.com/photo/index.html Take water just in case there is an accident!! Some ...

Doha Zoo, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Doha Zoo

A travel blog entry by silverfox41

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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

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... 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

unexpected

A travel blog entry by larissa-ume

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... 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

Transit. ...

6 klst bid a Qatar flugvelli, Doha, Qatar travel blog

6 klst bid a Qatar flugvelli

A travel blog entry by gledipinnar

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... sem er reyndar svo stort ad eg gaeti farid tangad inn i hjolastol) og viti menn... i hillunni var rakakrem og ilmvatn fra qatar airlines! :D fullkomid. maturinn er eins og tad eigi ad borda hann, triggjaretta og eins og hann se eldadur a stadnum! I seinna ...

Parties and tours oh my!, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Parties and tours oh my!

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

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... .  A compound it seems is the same as what we call at home a "gated community"  there are lots of these in Qatar, where a guard stands watch and questions everyone who enters.  You must have a purpose, our purpose was PARTY!  In we ...

Qatar Airways to Doha, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Qatar Airways to Doha

A travel blog entry by silverfox41

Last leg of my journey back on Qatar ...

My Babe arrived!, Doha, Qatar travel blog

My Babe arrived!

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

Hey all! With much anticipation my babe finally arrived!  Talk about the longest cab ride ever!  What was a 35 minute ride to the airport seemed like eternity.  Forgot the camera so no pictures of him waiting in anticipation! (smile) ...

Watching the sunset from Karin's apartment, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Watching the sunset from Karin's apartment

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

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Karin and husband went to NL for the Eid holiday.  I volunteered to watch Pino their cat while they were gone as it seems that half of the country leaves to go on "Holiday" for Eid.  This applies to both Qataris and Expats!  It turns out ...

The Amazing Race, Doha, Qatar travel blog

The Amazing Race

A travel blog entry by sashadasha

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We decided to have a stopover of 20 hours to take in some of the sights and sounds in Doha, Qatar. Since we enjoyed Oman so much, we were curious to explore another Middle-Eastern country.  We heard that Doha was similar to Dubai in the way they ...

flug vie-kul, Doha, Qatar travel blog

flug vie-kul

A travel blog entry by lemmyf

... rotwein entscheiden konnt, bekam man gleich alle 2 (franzoesisch und chilenisch). angesichts der ungustioesen klos am flughafen in doha haette sich das julchen bei den geistigen getraenken nicht so zurueckhalten sollen. lg aus katar, lemmy und ...

Hitmi Apartments, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Hitmi Apartments

A travel blog entry by silverfox41

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... well. Eyes everywhere or maybe that is just my heightened awareness of my surroundings. ( I think I might be the oldest looking man in Doha!) I stuffed up at the checkout. (there goes the 'call for prayers' at 11:30 am on Saturday - It is many decibels ...

I've been to the desert on a horse with no name..., Doha, Qatar travel blog

I've been to the desert on a horse with no name...

A travel blog entry by andreadd

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... office when we finished work on Friday, ready to take us out on an overnight desert safari to the dunes outside Doha. To be fair, most of Qatar is desert, spotted with petroleum plants and refineries, but for the most part there is a whole lot of sand ...

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