Travel Blogs from Qatar

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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 ...

And so much for Qatar, Doha, Qatar travel blog

And so much for Qatar

A travel blog entry by killian

... no longer usable. At the very least I got my clothes back, less than 24 hours before flying on further to Thailand. I believe Qatar Airways staff now know my name, given the stick I dished out on them.  Anyway, the last couple of days have ...

You can’t be sensible all the time, Doha, Qatar travel blog

You can’t be sensible all the time

A travel blog entry by beyondwpg

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... be the Land Cruiser.  There are also plenty of Porsche Cayennes and there may be more in the future as the State of Qatar is in talks with Porsche/Volkswagen to purchase something like 25% of Porsche.  I looked at Civics, Accords, Mazda 3 and ...

Dinner at Cinque Sensi, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Dinner at Cinque Sensi

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

The continued effort in finding things to do with myself during my time off from work, I have searched the Outpost website.........ahhhh, let's see dinner at Cinque Sensi promises a lovely evening at the Souq at a great Italian restaurant.  That ...

Ladies Luncheon, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Ladies Luncheon

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

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Sometimes ladies just have to get together and share moments.  On this occasion, most of the ladies at work decided together and share a moment.  Team building!  Our place of choice?  The Market at the W Hotel.  They have an ...

Qatar Tour, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Qatar Tour

A travel blog entry by silverfox41

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One of my freinds from the US and I decided to do a tour around ...

Doha, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Doha

A travel blog entry by katjaunterwegs

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Heute schon einen Gebetsteppich gekauft? Flughafen Doha macht's ...

STOP OVER IN THE DESERT!, Doha, Qatar travel blog

STOP OVER IN THE DESERT!

A travel blog entry by davidwoolley

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... . The flight was 6 hours long with smooth flying all the way. This is what I started to write in the airport at Doha in Qatar but realised I could not download the photos from my phone as my chord was packed in my case and so the idea of sending you a ...

Pictures of my apartment, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Pictures of my apartment

A travel blog entry by beyondwpg

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Here are a few pictures of my current apartment.  Another colleague is in one almost identical to it and he affectionaly calls his "the bat cave" due it's lack of natural light.  I love natural light and completely believe in sunshine ...

Stop over in Qatar, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Stop over in Qatar

A travel blog entry by birkborkasson

Qatar was just a short stop over of a couple of hours and we actually didn't see too much. Though it sure was a nice view when touching down in the middle of the desert. The streets looked brand new and splendidly constructed and all seemed to be ...

Fingerprinting, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Fingerprinting

A travel blog entry by silverfox41

... would just stand up and stand next to the fingerprinting man and he would do them next. Now here is the twist - in Qatar some people wait a long time and some people get processed straight away. It depends on how well your escort knows the fingerprinting ...

Co dwie blondynki to nie jedna:), Doha, Qatar travel blog

Co dwie blondynki to nie jedna:)

A travel blog entry by kikizameryki

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... z kolezanka Ania:) 2 blondynki, prawie 100 kg bagazu, pelno pomyslow i planow- moze byc ciekawie . Na poczatek przystanek Qatar, kilka godzin w Doha na lotnisku. Miejsce na bogato:) Polecam Qatar airways- obsluga na wysokim poziomie, nie na darmo dali im ...

Fasting for Ramadan, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Fasting for Ramadan

A travel blog entry by beyondwpg

Ramadan begins at the sight of the cresent moon in the month of Ramadan in the Islamic calendar.  That was last night.  During Ramadan, Muslims fast (no food or drink) and abstain from smoking, sex and anything indulgent between dawn and ...

Arrival in the Persian Gulf, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Arrival in the Persian Gulf

A travel blog entry by joelmeeker

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... Horchak, I decided a visa in the hand was worth two in the bush so to speak. So I bought a ticket two days before traveling, Qatar Airways offered the best deal, $2400 less than on Delta/Air France, and planned for a week’s travels. My wife and I ...

Does a country count if it's just an airport stop?, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Does a country count if it's just an airport stop?

A travel blog entry by atlpilot36

... my next one will be halfway interesting.  I've got so much to tell you about my overall Middle East experience. I am flying Qatar Airways and it is AMAZING.  The Airbus A320 was immaculate and the seats were actually contoured to make sitting ...

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 ...

Quiz Night Winner, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Quiz Night Winner

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

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.........of last place!  first timers at quiz night and we won last place.  Well that was fun.  :( In my quest to find things to do to get out more and find interesting folks to do things with I attended Quiz night at Porto Arabia.  ...

It's Halloween and I am bummed!, Doha, Qatar travel blog

It's Halloween and I am bummed!

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

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No tricks, to treaters, no candy, no decorations, no babe, no scarey movies, no haunted houses, no costume parties, NO LIQUOR!  I have got to find something to do with myself, am going crazy! Thank goodness my babe is coming soon! N ...

Aint nothing money can't buy in Doha, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Aint nothing money can't buy in Doha

A travel blog entry by john-and-min

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... ) to the Arabic Religious museum to man-made islands, but we also learnt loads about health food under Nicole's great instruction. Qatar is like a steamy Disney World. It's a new blinged-up city in the middle of the desert, where architects experiment ...

Theres a lot of dust in the desert, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Theres a lot of dust in the desert

A travel blog entry by laura_sheen

A stopover, yuk. 3 hours longer than planned. Double ...

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