Travel Blogs from Doha, Qatar

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ever landed in a country you didn't know exists?, Doha, Qatar travel blog

ever landed in a country you didn't know exists?

A travel blog entry by reecepacheco

... no idea where our stopover was until i started asking around. what i learned (from other backpackers, and the inflight magazine) is that Qatar is a small country next to Saudi Arabia, that makes its money off of oil. allegedly, they do pretty well for ...

Walk like an Oil Sheik, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Walk like an Oil Sheik

A travel blog entry by wolfsea

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Early night or late evening. Your take, my guess.  Approaching Doha from the north, gives an skyline view of the city.  Massive during nightfall.   Unfortunately... The splendours came up rather quickly, so we didn't manage to get ...

The Middle East - Check!, Doha, Qatar travel blog

The Middle East - Check!

A travel blog entry by pbandjgoround

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... in order... South Africa by way of Doha - allowing us to check off the Middle East. Our flight left Kathmandu at 7pm and arrived in Doha, Qatar at midnight. It was a 5-hour flight that we were glad to have a break from - and we were excited to be able to ...

AUAB, Doha, Qatar travel blog

AUAB

A travel blog entry by vinceg333

Doha during the Died ...

Qatar, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Qatar

A travel blog entry by emifaulk

Took a weekend trip to Doha, nothing special...but been there done ...

Doha, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Doha

A travel blog entry by timstravels

Stopover in ...

Feb 18, 2013, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Feb 18, 2013

A travel blog entry by bradders81

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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 ...

Doha, Qatar, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Doha, Qatar

A travel blog entry by alreadypacked

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... ; The stadiums will be built so that they can be dismantled and rebuilt in another location later.   While we were in Qatar, the local people speaking English pronounced the name of the country kuh-tar, with a slight emphasis on the second ...

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 ...

Qatar, A Million Light Years From Uganda, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Qatar, A Million Light Years From Uganda

A travel blog entry by jacandpito

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... airport justice, or the culture shock we were starting to endure, but if you ever have a stopover choice I'd highly recommend flying via Qatar rather than Dubai. We only had an hour to enjoy it as our plane for Spain was awaiting us. Next stop was ...

Aug 09, 2015, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Aug 09, 2015

A travel blog entry by pauline-g

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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 ...

The Flight Home, Doha, Qatar travel blog

The Flight Home

A travel blog entry by ian.case

... )8:45 Dublin Airport for baggage drop10:15 Delayed flight to London11:30 (London time) Arrival in London Terminal 511:40 Bus to Terminal 411:50 Finally reached Terminal 412:10 Through security checks and waiting in airport lounge15:05 Departure for ...

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 ...

Complete sensory experience, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Complete sensory experience

A travel blog entry by luarzepol

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Some pictures, I know you have all seen.  Some descriptions of what I have eaten, I have tried to convey, and boy have I talked about what I feel. From the weather to the sand in my mouth, "feelings" you all get up the Waa zoo. So, before I get ...

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 ...

Feeling Sick, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Feeling Sick

A travel blog entry by luarzepol

We are both sick now. They call it Desert Cough, but I am just having a hard time breathing, talking and swallowing. Dino is about the same as well. We wanted to visit the Islamic museum today, I guess we are going to stay home watch our crappy two ...

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 ...

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 ...

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