Travel Blogs from Qatar

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I hope those cannons are firing blanks..., Doha, Qatar travel blog

I hope those cannons are firing blanks...

A travel blog entry by andreadd

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I made my way down to the dusty gravel parking lot next to the QPost building, a couple of hundred metres from the Corniche to join in and celebrate the end of Ramadan by watching the firing of a cannon. Not just once, but in fact 15 shots from the ...

London and Doha Day 1, Doha, Qatar travel blog

London and Doha Day 1

A travel blog entry by monicaalfonzo

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... the song that played was "Candy Shop" by 50 cent. I never thought that they would listen to that kind of music in Qatar. Especially with the "suggestive" lyrics. My driver from the airport to the hotel had the radio playing and it was R&B and Hip ...

Doha, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Doha

A travel blog entry by 110572

Zwischenstop ...

Doha, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Doha

A travel blog entry by 3bybike

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... than the fact that Qatar is the country and Doha is the city. And it is one of the strangest places we have ever been. Qatar is a deeply religious Muslim country and it is entirely manufactured. It's fake. It is a mirage in the desert. It is a Hollywood ...

Dubai via Qatar, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Dubai via Qatar

A travel blog entry by roli-on-tour

I flew to Dubai via Qatar. Annoying stop for 2 hours, no good bench to lie down and ...

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 ...

Doha for 12 hours, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Doha for 12 hours

A travel blog entry by trueloge

... but coming off my experience with our hometown Phoenix airline last week...this trip has been quite a contrast. Speaking of Qatar. Yes, the "official" correct pronunciation is "Kutter", but it is clear that many (Qatar Airline employees, Doha ...

Zwischenstopp in Doha, Katar, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Zwischenstopp in Doha, Katar

A travel blog entry by tomfroehle

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Wie der Name schon sagt nur ein kleiner 3 stuendiger Aufenthalt mitten in der Wueste. Nicht besonders spannend aber immerhin der erste Vorgeschmack auf die Hitze in ...

More Beer and Wine, Doha, Qatar travel blog

More Beer and Wine

A travel blog entry by silverfox41

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More beer and wine Montepulciano D'Abruzzo Denominazione Di Orgine Controllata Terre Forti 2003 QR38 ($13.60 AUD) What a mouthful! Imagine ordering your second or third bottle of that? I'll have the 2003 please waiter! I am drinking this one ...

mr, Doha, Qatar travel blog

mr

A travel blog entry by jamikhan

Iam working in doha-qatar. i need flight from doha to gaya india this is my first choice. ...

a practical question, Doha, Qatar travel blog

a practical question

A travel blog entry by sneakytrees

Enroute from Berlin to Doha they showed a Simpsons episode which I tried to ignore but there was a scene where the Simpsons were watching cartoons on a TV.  The question was this:  shouldn't they have been watching live human TV shows? gotta ...

doha, Doha, Qatar travel blog

doha

A travel blog entry by maja-anze

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ojla prvi del poti je za nama, nahajava se na letaliscu v dohi. Najprej naju je presenetilo toplo vreme, samo 32 stopinj sredi noci, se dobro da imajo vse klimatizirano. Sva prisla ravno v casu ramadana, zato se ne sme na javnih mestih jesti in piti, ...

best decision ever, Doha, Qatar travel blog

best decision ever

A travel blog entry by lkandmax

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neil dibiase thought that it would be great to experience Qatar for a few days. he planned for us to stay for about three days.  luckily we changed our plans. we stopped over in Doha, Qatar on our way from Bangkok to Istanbul .  When we landed ...

Ras LafanTeam Dinner, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Ras LafanTeam Dinner

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

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... team that sits at Ras Laffan.  Two of the folks are the ones I have been working very closely with while here in Qatar.  I accept this kind invite to go have dinner at Carluccio's Italian Restaurant.  This place is located quite a bit away ...

Qatar, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Qatar

A travel blog entry by natecropp

... undescribable. Letīs at least send them somewhere fun on thier day off. End of rant.. Other things I noticed about Qatar: Itīs all new. Everything. From the buildings to the cars. Everything positively gleams. Itīs like Vegas, but without ...

Last Minute Luxury, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Last Minute Luxury

A travel blog entry by sashadasha

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... in the prayer room just like most Arabs did but we didn't want to be separated.  This was our third flight with Qatar which is considered a five star airlines. Just imagine a luxury hotel on wings. You get first class  service, food and drink ...

First entry..., Doha, Qatar travel blog

First entry...

A travel blog entry by krasy8

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Ok, so I guess it's time to start my blog.  I left Poland today at 3:35pm and landed in Doha aprox. 5h later. The second part of my journey to Thailand should take a little bit over 6h. I have over 8h transfer however, hence quite some time to kill, ...

Visit to Zekreet, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Visit to Zekreet

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

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....text message read, Pieter in a Grey Porche Cayenne will pu at 9AM.  Promises of camels, desert drive, sites and beaches.  This all comes from a lovely invite to head to the beach with Inge and friends.  2 vehicles, petrol, food, drinks ...

arabian nights, Dohar, Qatar travel blog

arabian nights

A travel blog entry by dancingshanti

I'm writing but i don't know if it's real or not and i don't know if it means anything yet. ________ I could stare at Arabians for hours. I don't mean that in a prude gawking way, i mean it as a compliment. In India the men dress western style ...

Luxury in the Gulf, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Luxury in the Gulf

A travel blog entry by ebolaben

... my entry visa...right on top of the Israeli stamp!  Seriously, I must have a pretty unique passport at this point with a Qatar visa overlapping my Israeli exit stamp. So I got a cab, and went to the hotel...it was incredible, especially after the ...

A day in the Middle East, Doha, Qatar travel blog

A day in the Middle East

A travel blog entry by 2knightsabroad

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We left Beijing at midnight last night and boarded a Qatar Airways flight heading to Doha.  We hadn't expected this stop when we planned our trip but the flights from Beijing to Rome were so weird we picked this one and hope to make the best out of ...

Desert, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Desert

A travel blog entry by tiggerbird

Flying into Doha airport at 6am means extensive views of what I thought at first was the ocean, but turned out to be the desert.  As you get closer to landing you can see some of the tiny houses amidst the sandy/barren terrain. We flew over some ...

Geological Insights!, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Geological Insights!

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

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... beauty is a sad but true case.  Funny, somehow, I find myself falling for this desert land (I think I have mentioned before, Qatar is all desert). I ponder again.............So here you go, two links you can go to that I best found describes most of ...

Dinner at Inge & Ingos, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Dinner at Inge & Ingos

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

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... applesauce, apples, shallots, and mixed Italian cheeses.  Normally it would include some Prosciutto but none to be found in Qatar.  We then had Salad, and Linguine with sun dried tomatoes, kalamata olives, red onion, garlic (onions and garlic ...

Xavier the Zombie, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Xavier the Zombie

A travel blog entry by astudentabroad

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Meet Xavier the Zombie! He's a homemade felted doll who will be my companion while I'm away. The aim is for Xavier the Zombie to represent my trip; every time I go to a new destination I will add a badge to him from that location and take photos of him ...

Once last visit to the Souk's, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Once last visit to the Souk's

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

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... it is due to the Asian Cup Games still gong on.  We watch for some time and enjoy the dancing and music.  The Qatar reporters are there doing a spot.  It is great to catch this bit of entertainment. Farah and I decide we should have dinner ...

115 degrees in the shade, Doha, Qatar travel blog

115 degrees in the shade

A travel blog entry by monicaalfonzo

... (pronounced like Cutter) this is Monica Alfonzo signing out for the night. Medical interpreters training at Weill Cornell-Qatar courtsey of The Penninsula- Doha, Qatar Doha · Communication between medical students and patients takes centre stage ...

More picutres of weekend, Doha, Qatar travel blog

More picutres of weekend

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

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this travel blog thing is new to me, since it seems I can only post 5 pictures per posting, here are the others I wanted to share.  Enjoy! ...

OK just a few more pic's, Doha, Qatar travel blog

OK just a few more pic's

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

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just wanted to add a few more pictures from my 4 hour tour! ...

Let the Games begin..., Doha, Qatar travel blog

Let the Games begin...

A travel blog entry by andreadd

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It's 4 days to go until the Games start -- here are a few mixed photos from work and play in the last few weeks leading up to the Games. And of course a chance for you to be able to see the lovely Asian Games ...

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