Travel Blogs from Doha, Qatar

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Day 03 Doha-Bahrain-Kuwait, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Day 03 Doha-Bahrain-Kuwait

A travel blog entry by baktan

was running all the way to see the modern part of doha with raj. we had a great time at the culture center seeing the colosseum liked amphitheater and the uzbek styled medressa with 2 pigeon homes which look like the way how they were keeping the pigeons ...

The sun and sand, Doha, Qatar travel blog

The sun and sand

A travel blog entry by jacoba

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... of water going through the mall where Venice style boats carry you from one end to there other. It has been warm in Doha but no where near the unbearable heat that people have to deal with during the summer months. At night it even gets a ...

Black Angels and Pokemon, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Black Angels and Pokemon

A travel blog entry by matt_l

Flew into Doha Airport overlooking the never ending desert landscape laced with rods, and stepped off the plane into 38 degree weather, and the brightest sun you'll ever see at 5AM. I still can't hear properly, I always get that terrible ear pressure on ...

about  qatar geo and hist, Doha, Qatar travel blog

about qatar geo and hist

A travel blog entry by afeefpk

... and Ras Abaruk, and the discovery there of pottery, flint, flint-scraper tools, and painted ceramic vessels there indicates Qatar’s connection with the Al-Ubaid civilization which flourished in the land between the Tigris and the Euphrates during ...

The flight, Doha, Qatar travel blog

The flight

A travel blog entry by joools

... this day. Watched: -The second Hunger Games movie, -American Hustle -Long Walk to Freedom -The Book Thief (some of it) -The Qatar advert to bring everyone back to basic values In summary, Katniss Everdeen had to give up her own freedom to balance the ...

On our travels again!, Doha, Qatar travel blog

On our travels again!

A travel blog entry by simonandamanda

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... have to leave the plane and were able to snooze on board.  Half an hour after taking off again we arrived in Doha.  Lovely to be back after all these years!  Immigration and customs were easy to negotiate and we only had to wait a ...

Un oasis en el desierto, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Un oasis en el desierto

A travel blog entry by iba-jee

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Nuestra segunda excusa camino de Vietnam fue parar en Doha, Qatar. Aunque solo fuese para suavizar el viaje y cenar, dormir y desayunar en tierra firme. Nos alojamos en el Mövenpick y todo respondió a las expectativas: una cena y un desayuno deliciosos ...

The Pre - Detox!, Doha, Qatar travel blog

The Pre - Detox!

A travel blog entry by simb

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So today I officially started my pre - detox! It involved cutting out meat, caffeine, alcohol and wheat in preparation for the big detox! Over the next few days I plan to "crowd out" eggs, which are my last animal food left! Crowding out is taking good ...

Umsteigen in Doha, Doha, Katar travel blog

Umsteigen in Doha

A travel blog entry by frasu

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Beim Anflug auf Doha ging die Sonne langsam unter. der Flughafen war wie ein Lichtermeer vor uns. Als wir die klimatisierte Gangway runter gingen stieg uns langsam die 49 Grad heiße Luft in die Jeans hoch. Schnell in den auf 17 Grad gekühlten ...

People of the Middle East, Doha, Qatar travel blog

People of the Middle East

A travel blog entry by globe.trotter

... even a 0.1 % unemployment rate here. Its like they have more money then they know what to do with. My husband works here in Qatar and has a little different view. He thinks they are more on the demanding side and do have a unofficial caste system, i don't ...

Katar, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Katar

A travel blog entry by jamil17

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... der Welt! So trafen wir nach ca. 6 Stunden Flug nach netten gespraechen mit meinem Sitznachbarn, einem philippinischen Businessman im naechtlichen Doha an. 40 grad Celsius inbegriffen. Auch der Weiterflug verspaetete sich um circe eie halbe Stunde. ...

A Whole Cooked Camel for only Riyal 1,500, Doha, Qatar travel blog

A Whole Cooked Camel for only Riyal 1,500

A travel blog entry by janeben

Met Dad & Irene in Doha (after a transit in Dubai). Settled in to Dad's house at Beverley Hills Gardens and went for a quick lunch at The Villagio.  Still had the wing closed after the fire and the crèche accident but otherwise full of ...

Mint Lemonade, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Mint Lemonade

A travel blog entry by janeben

... to see other than some beautiful designed buidlings with mosaic clad walls. Third stop a visit to The Pearl.... Doha's answer to Dubai's Palm Island.  Luxury high rise apartments complete with luxury yachts moored in the harbours.  Had our ...

Barzan, Umm Salal Mohammed, Qatar travel blog

Barzan

A travel blog entry by neelsk

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Bazran is an old fort in the town of Umm Salal Mohammed.  One of the main attractions (well, actually the ONLY attraction) of this little town, is Bazran, an old fort.  The architecture is typical arabic as you can see here ...

Excursions and Excitement, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Excursions and Excitement

A travel blog entry by oneofthefools

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... of trees. After a bit of driving around one town and discovering that the old road was blocked by construction (which there is everywhere in Qatar), we found another place to go near the water. It was more of a marsh, not a beach, and the low tide left ...

Drinkies!, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Drinkies!

A travel blog entry by victoriajayne

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... . I don't have to teach PE, Music, French, Arabic (which is good as I don't speak any Arabic!), Islamic Studies or History of Qatar, but I do have to cover citizenship instead of Islamic studies. It's a shame that the children in the Arabic class using my ...

Home we go..., Doha, Qatar travel blog

Home we go...

A travel blog entry by leonajim

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... 7.30 flight. The Turkish Airlines desk had a bit of a problem with us because they had no record of our connecting flight with Qatar (not sure why they should though). Finally she had us checked in right through to Perth - bags too.  We found it ...

Dumbfounded in Doha, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Dumbfounded in Doha

A travel blog entry by oneofthefools

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... . It was a great evening with great conversation, that almost made me forget that I was sitting in an apartment with ex-pats, outside of Doha, Qatar. After that, he picked up some of his friends to go out, as the weekends in Qatar are Fri-Sat, not ...

Počasi proti domu, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Počasi proti domu

A travel blog entry by mi3ha

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... bo prepozno. Pohodne čevlje, ki te žulijo pa le podari ;) … in še veliko več, a se ne spomnim (4h zjutraj Doha) :D Bali je drugačen, kot sem si mislil, daleč od tega kot se ti zdi ko slišiš ime Bali. Zna ...

São Paulo -> Kathmandu via Doha, Doha, Qatar travel blog

São Paulo -> Kathmandu via Doha

A travel blog entry by emakyama

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A Asia fica longe, muito longe. O itinerário menos penoso é através de Doha, pela Qatar Airways. Ainda assim, tivemos que esperar 9 horas na conexão. Verifiquem antes de sair do Brasil se compensa já esquematizar um hotel para dormir em Doha. Nós ...

Ooh, Shiny!, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Ooh, Shiny!

A travel blog entry by lochlanjw

Driving from the airport along the corniche to Doha's diplomatic quarter during the evening, you could be forgiven for thinking you have arrived not just in another country but on another planet. Neon blue buildings glitter in the distant haze, red-topped ...

Doha to London, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Doha to London

A travel blog entry by tomodea

Doha to London - Qatar QR11, Boeing 777-300ER - Seats 2A & 2B ...

Doha, Qatar, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Doha, Qatar

A travel blog entry by pabloyvero

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V. pues son las cinco de la mañana y hace solazo en Doha!hemos dormido en unas sillas cómodas tipo tumbonas con mantita y todo!Son ocho horas de escala pero en un par de horitas nos vamos para Bangok!el viaje se nos ha pasado volandoooo jajaja noshan ...

No sign of the Doha Camels!, Doha, Qatar travel blog

No sign of the Doha Camels!

A travel blog entry by simonandamanda

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... ; of rich and beautiful people to move in. After a short visit to the Pearl we moved on to the Katara cultural village, situated on Doha's Gulf shore.  Much to our surprise, we were taken to the centre in a golf buggy and there we found a public ...

Flight to Qatar, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Flight to Qatar

A travel blog entry by mardi2013

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The flight was alright, about as comfortable as a 14 hour flight can be; I got a bit of numb butt, but it wasn't too bad. The couple next to me were Italian so I felt pretty comfy just following them once we got to the airport. The airport was a bit ...

Thanksgiving, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Thanksgiving

A travel blog entry by tpuckett

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We just had probably, hands down, the best Thanksgiving meal I have ever eaten. I might have had better turkeys when I deep fried it, but never had so many other great dishes. They were all exceptional. We had great friends over which also made it very ...

lots of sand, Al udeid air base, Qatar travel blog

lots of sand

A travel blog entry by paulb5

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lots and lots of ...

Exit Visa, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Exit Visa

A travel blog entry by globe.trotter

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... weekend. Well thats what we thought! When we got to the Passport check out we found out something very important. If you come to Qatar on a buisness visa (sponsored by whomever you are working for) and you stay for over 30 days they need to get you an ...

Day 1, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Day 1

A travel blog entry by gina.denbow

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My day began with a huge buffet spread breakfast at the Holiday Villa Hotel.  It included the regulars; eggs, pancakes,fried potatoes, pastries and fruit, but also rices, salad, meats and dessert.  It was quite a spread.   Once breakfast ...

Hot,hot,hotter !, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Hot,hot,hotter !

A travel blog entry by gapyearat41

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... and by credit card only - 100 rials per person, very quick and easy. The food and service was excellent , really recommend Qatar Airlines and Doha. When we arrived ( 38 degrees in the evening) we took a taxi just 28 Rials about £5.50 and then checked in ...

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