Travel Blogs from Qatar

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Sand, Doha, Qatar travel blog


A travel blog entry by p45


So in the end we got on our flight to Doha in Qatar as we pussied out of driving across Pakistan. Everyone we have spoken to so far on this trip heading that way has had no end of problems getting the visa for Pakistan and we need to enter India by ...

Private Zoo, Ash Shaḩānīyah, Qatar travel blog

Private Zoo

A travel blog entry by carpefeline


... and cakes with the staff.  We were there at 12 noon on Thursday.     After a lucky morning start at the Qatar Falcon Center, I thought our luck had run out.  I was also pretty sure we were at the wrong place, but a man ...

Qatar (airport only - but it counts), Qatar, Qatar travel blog

Qatar (airport only - but it counts)

A travel blog entry by clare_pinki



Boring Generalities, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Boring Generalities

A travel blog entry by beyondwpg


... my co-workers but I prefer to separate my social and professional life. On the Impact of Islam As I’m sure most of you know, Qatar is an Islamic state.  What does this mean for day to day life?  There are many women in abayas (black ...

15th Asian Games -- Mobile Team Photos!, Doha, Qatar travel blog

15th Asian Games -- Mobile Team Photos!

A travel blog entry by andreadd


... around a city the size of a typical small suburb -- to put it in perspective we could have driven around the entire country of Qatar about 250 times! So here are lots of photos of my great team -- a HUGE thank you to the Mobile Team volunteers who were ...

La gentillesse, Doha, Qatar travel blog

La gentillesse

A travel blog entry by mikbelanger


... quelques trucs. Ah oui, et elle m'a confirmé qu'il allait faire très très chaud au Rajastan! Yé.   Alors, voilà, Qatar Airways, 5 étoiles! Bon et Doha maintenant. Bien c'est simple, tout est neuf ici! La ville a connu une croissante ...

Bored Bored Bored, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Bored Bored Bored

A travel blog entry by anniebenham


... boring but I am stuck in Doha for 8 hour and I have very little to do (hence the blog entry). Travelling on Qatar Airlines was an absolute delight, the flight attendants provided excellent service, the food was good, the movies were very up ...

Doha, Doha, Qatar travel blog


A travel blog entry by compassionfruit


... of a sudden, we were in the air and out of the snow and cold. I could not have imagined our stop over destination of Doha, Qatar. It is on the Arabian peninsula and is smaller than the island of Manhattan with a population of 250,000. It's existance is ...

Could it possibly be more excitement in Qatar????, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Could it possibly be more excitement in Qatar????

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

October 26 thru 31 brings to Qatar the World Tennis Association Tennis Tournament.  This my dears means that the top competitors of womens tennis world are here, really!  In Qatar!  And no doubt during the same time as the Tribeca, ...

Exploring North of Qatar, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Exploring North of Qatar

A travel blog entry by ybnrml


... forgot it! Um Suwaya, which is an old abandoned village and Zubara Fort  were next on our trip.  Have I mentioned yet that Qatar is all desert, probably, just maybe in one of my other post.  Anyways, At the north west tip of Qatar’s ...

After a full day, Lebanese for dinner!, Doha, Qatar travel blog

After a full day, Lebanese for dinner!

A travel blog entry by ybnrml


Yummy!  Frank and I came back from our North of Qatar trip we decided it would be nice to walk "The Pearl" and find a place to eat.  We settled for Lebanese.  We had an awesome meal, with wine, yes my dears there was wine and yes Frank had ...

Poolside, relaxation and cooking in, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Poolside, relaxation and cooking in

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

... .  Adult beverages poolside, ahhhh!  Perfect day, Frank smoked a cigar and we just enjoyed our company and took in the Qatar sun.  We cooked in today, so adventure.  Frank appreciated the home cooking he has not had in 1 1/2 months! 4 ...

Doha, Doha, Qatar travel blog


A travel blog entry by time

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Al Wakrah, Qatar, Al Wakrah, Qatar travel blog

Al Wakrah, Qatar

A travel blog entry by hodizzle

... , sleep seemed like the best thing going. The pads and blankets looked like a pile of debris gathered from one of Qatar's many condemned buildings after the residents abandoned ship. I removed my accountant's shoes, lay down on a discolored sleeping pad, ...

Training Day 1, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Training Day 1

A travel blog entry by monicaalfonzo


... participants were really an excited bunch of interpreters. Its exciting because they will be the first trained Medical Interpreters in Qatar. They are like sponges, they are soaking up all of the information that we have. We ended our training at ...

Wine and Food, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Wine and Food

A travel blog entry by silverfox41

... ' wine. What will it be like in another 5 years!! Do I have to get off this flight!!!!! Wines and beer purchased at Qatar Distribution Company 11/05/2006. There is only one liquour outlet in Qatar. You need to have a drinking licence to buy ...

Madrid-Doha-Bombay, Doha, Qatar travel blog


A travel blog entry by raquel_chiel


This is it! No turning back now - We're on our way! But before we check in there's one more matter to take care of. Besides useful information, Eduardo the doorman also handed us our mail yesterday. BBVA, the Spanish bank I had an account with until a ...

Life is just too funny sometimes, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Life is just too funny sometimes

A travel blog entry by carpefeline


... by now I am thinking I have very limited options for anything else.  This was Shamnas from Southern India.  Qatar apparently has private limousine services in abundance, possibly more abundant that taxis.  And such is Shamnas.  He had ...

Where the boys are!!, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Where the boys are!!

A travel blog entry by ybnrml


You ever heard of the movie "Where the boys are?"  I felt that I had taken a step in to this movie on this day.  Crazy I know but true! Farah and I were invited for an outing to the "Camp" at Ras Laffan City.  This is where all the folks ...

Christmas Party at Inge's, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Christmas Party at Inge's

A travel blog entry by ybnrml


... home to celebrate Christmas and get in the Christmas spirit.  She has a small gathering of friends since folks will be leaving Qatar for the Christmas Holiday.  It has been a full weekend with Thursdays trip to Ras Laffan, the Gala on Friday ...

Flight to Doha, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Flight to Doha

A travel blog entry by jackandhenrik


... we were on our honeymoon, instead we got a raised eyebrow, this was going to be an interesting journey. First impressions of Qatar airlines are fairly positive. We were welcomed with an illegally hot face towel which only made Jack's shaven baby face look ...

Now I have company!, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Now I have company!

A travel blog entry by ybnrml


Today I received Ava the cat.  Ava belongs to Lisa who is relocating to Dubai.  Since I was kinda lonely missing my babe and my cat Sissy, I took on Ava.  She is the sweetest cat.  I am so excited to have her I hope we will get ...

TO DOHA, Doha, United Arab Emirates travel blog


A travel blog entry by jonnytheroth

I got to my stop over, Doha, a sterile airport as usual. Interestingly they only seem to have concrete and sand ...

Falcon Surgery - To Fly Again, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Falcon Surgery - To Fly Again

A travel blog entry by carpefeline


    This morning I had my driver take me to the Qatar Falcon Center.  From the guidebook, it sounded like a place where men came to look at falcons and possibly purchase them.  From the actual experience it was a whole heck ...

My Babe is gone!, Doha, Qatar travel blog

My Babe is gone!

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

,,,,,after a wonderful Overnight Safari trip and another dinner at the Lebanese restaurant on the Pearl Frank left today.  I am sad.  I will miss him and my friends and family at Thanksgiving.  I will make my plans to go home for the ...

Thanksgiving Celebration, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Thanksgiving Celebration

A travel blog entry by ybnrml


... action, laughter and fun. American Football!  Seems the download did not work, this the usual issues here in Qatar when it comes to Football.  I will continue on the quest of obtaining a way to watch! I am thankful for ...

Quiet time at beach on the Pearl, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Quiet time at beach on the Pearl

A travel blog entry by ybnrml


... at the beach on the Pearl.  Afterall it is still my "Thanksgiving holiday"  even though it is just another weekend in Qatar.  We endulge in viewing the mega yachts up close and take the water taxi to the beach.  The water is extremely ...

Culture of Qatar and Moonlight Cruise on a Dhow, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Culture of Qatar and Moonlight Cruise on a Dhow

A travel blog entry by monicaalfonzo

... air on the bay was a bit cooler and for the first time we were able to sit outside without sweating. If you go to Qatar, I recommend this relaxing cruise. Tomorrow, we are going to the sand dunes and hopefully ride a camel. It is our day off from ...

Arrived!, Doha, Qatar travel blog


A travel blog entry by ybnrml


... not easy.  Leaving my babe and watching him drive off was probably the hardest part of this assignment.  On to the Qatar Airways check in counter without a glitch and through security I went.  While waiting in the lounge, I happened to see ...

A Day In The Desert, Doha, Qatar travel blog

A Day In The Desert

A travel blog entry by rhodes0t


We arrived in Qatar at 5 am (ish), got a visitors Visa and found a cab driver that wanted to drive us around for a few hours.  We headed out with him and watched the sun rise on the Persian Gulf which was pretty wicked.  Then we walked along the ...

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