Travel Blogs from Qatar

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

flug vie-kul, Doha, Qatar travel blog

flug vie-kul

A travel blog entry by lemmyf

los geht die reise am donnerstag, 5.2. mit dem flug nach KL über doha. QR 96: VIE-DOH 5.2. 15:05 - 22:25 QR 620: DOH-KLIA 6.2. 01:15 - 13:50 Nach einem bissi muehsamen Flug, weil sich eine slowakische (oder so) Reisegruppe etwas angesoffen hat - es ...

Hitmi Apartments, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Hitmi Apartments

A travel blog entry by silverfox41

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Hitmi Apartments I have been given temporary (I hope) accommodation in the Hitmi apartments - Ian Druery springs to mind. They are in Bahr Al Arab Street near the Museum and Bridge roundabouts (you need to now the name of your nearest roundabout - no ...

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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... 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 in this ...

Getting Fit in Doha, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Getting Fit in Doha

A travel blog entry by andreadd

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I've decided to join a gym. I used to be into going to the gym to work out, until I realized that I far preferred being outside enjoying the fresh air while doing something active like cycling, running (OK not so much enjoyment there but still good to ...

Meeting the The Dean, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Meeting the The Dean

A travel blog entry by monicaalfonzo

... the Dean of Cornell, Dr Alonso. He told Julie and I that Cornell is very excited about our training and that when the Qatar Foundation and Cornell originally came up with the idea of opening a medical school, they were naive in thinking that EVERYONE in ...

Did you know it does not rain in Qatar?, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Did you know it does not rain in Qatar?

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

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Seems that is is a rare occurance and rarer in Doha!  But look at these pic's!  Full blown rain with thunder and lighting! My babe arrives in 2 days!  I am so happy! Hope you guys are enjoying, I can see that you are viewing but am not ...

It seems I can't cook......, Doha, Qatar travel blog

It seems I can't cook......

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

Tonight, I went to Carrefours the grocery store at the mall, to pick up a few things, mainly lettuce for a good salad.  When I got home I began cooking my wonderful Hammoud (local Persian Gulf Fish), a bit of garlic & shallots, a bit of small ...

My First Dust Storm and Dinner with the Vice Dean, Doha, Qatar travel blog

My First Dust Storm and Dinner with the Vice Dean

A travel blog entry by monicaalfonzo

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... do this later in the week. As I entered the City Centre Mall, I saw a familiar face... the Starbucks Mermaid. Even in Qatar, I cannot escape a caramel latte. After my "fix". I found a local store that reminded me of Mervyns or JCPennys back home. ...

Racing in the desert, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Racing in the desert

A travel blog entry by arlash

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Arrival in Doha. 14 hours on a plane from Houston and I'm ready for a change of scenery. I met Terry Schweigert, Dan Wagner and Tim Hailey at the Hotel and we all went out to the Ramada for a few beers. Alcohol is only served in Hotels in Doha. What a ...

Overnight Safari, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Overnight Safari

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

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... We pass by the Desalination and Electricity Plant in which we are told provide most if not all water and electricity to Qatar.  We also pass Mesaieed Industrial City this is an industrial city which was developed due to Qatar Petroleum having most ...

Madrid-Doha (Qatar), Doha, Qatar travel blog

Madrid-Doha (Qatar)

A travel blog entry by anonimous_lady

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After much waiting and some crying, and with one hour of delay, my plane took off! Actually sitting on a plane has this effect of soul-travelling from your past and towards your future: It's like a process, remember all your normal past life, to ...

City Tour and Souq Shopping, Doha, Qatar travel blog

City Tour and Souq Shopping

A travel blog entry by monicaalfonzo

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Last day of our weekend. Julie and I decide that we want to see the city sights. We call the same tour company that took us out on the dhow for a tour of Doha that would include the Souqs (markets), landmarks, and the Corniche. Our driver is Darshen ...

Doha, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Doha

A travel blog entry by chrisandhana

We had a 2hr 15min stop over in Doha on our way from Beijing to ...

Arrival in Doha, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Arrival in Doha

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

... car first.  Then we are around the corner and to my hotel so I don't think I am far from the airport.  Of course, Qatar is not a large country so possibly no where is far from the airport.       Get my room and the ...

Friday night at Souk Waqif, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Friday night at Souk Waqif

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

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Souk Waqif is the original souk in Doha, it used to be the place where the Bedouins would come to trade their goods. This souk sells virtually everything!  On a Friday night (which is same as our Saturday night) you an wander around this place and ...

Qatari bennies, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Qatari bennies

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

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    My driver was regaling me today with all the benefits associated with living in an oil rich nation.  Petrol here for the car is running around $0.76/gallon (crunched the numbers 3 times from what he told me and that's what I ...

Christmas Eve, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Christmas Eve

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

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... day.  I felt so bad.  He was happy to open boxes with the notes.  I never got to shop before I returned to Qatar, but promise to shop for him and fulfill the slips of paper when I return. Hope everyone's holidays were great! Hugs, N ...

New Year's Eve, Doha, Qatar travel blog

New Year's Eve

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

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I am still recovering, and still dizzy, however, Frank decided we should go out and celebrate bringing in the New Year.  He chose The Hilton in Downtown Houston which had a New Year's Eve Package, room, dinner, party and midnight breakfast.  He ...

Flight back to Qatar, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Flight back to Qatar

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

... After recuperating some and enjoying my husband, home, cat, family and friends I am on my way back to finish my commitment in Qatar.  Can I just say, it is not easy being away alone.............. Hopefully the time will pass quickly as I countdown, N ...

Qatar ExxonMobil Open, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Qatar ExxonMobil Open

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

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Promises of getting to watch top men tennis athletics made me make sure I got tickets to the finals.  Certainly this would give me the opportunity to watch world class tennis.  Something that I more than likely would not get to do back home. ...

AFC Asia Cup Qatar 2011, Doha, Qatar travel blog

AFC Asia Cup Qatar 2011

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

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Something more exciting to do while in Qatar!  I remember back to when I first got here and I was sooooooooooo bored with nothing to do.  I remember hooking up with the folks at Outpost for a search on things to do and keep busy.  Now ...

dohan, Dohan, Qatar travel blog

dohan

A travel blog entry by dancingshanti

... --learning. my stopover to india was here, and it was good for my anxiety about arabian countries. some interesting facts: 1. qatar is the richest country in the gulf and subsequently one of the richest in the world. 2. they have unusually high ...

Alrmailah Family Park Only, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Alrmailah Family Park Only

A travel blog entry by silverfox41

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Arrived back from Jordan late Thursday night. Had a two hour delay on the tarmac while they sorted out seats. Two passengers were evicted. I cannot believe how they can put  whole plane load of passengers through this. We arrived two hours ...

Arrived in the Middle East, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Arrived in the Middle East

A travel blog entry by megin

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Hi everyone! Liz and I just arrived in Doha.  We are well and the flight was good and uneventful.  I will write more soon.  Our plane leaves for New Delhi in two hours and Liz still wants to check her email. One thing this place has ...

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