Travel Blogs from Qatar

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The Doha 20, Doha, Qatar travel blog

The Doha 20

A travel blog entry by beyondwpg

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... … no matter where one is in the world, one must eat. I'm not sure I’ve found any particular dishes unique to Qatar but dining options abound.  I think the closest things I’ve found to a regional dish are Arabic sweets.  Usually ...

Australia Day and Qatar Masters Golf, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Australia Day and Qatar Masters Golf

A travel blog entry by silverfox41

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Australia Day Australia Day in Doha was pretty busy. Went to the Qatar Masters Golf in the morning/afternoon and then went to Rydges for a pizza dinner and a dance and rink at the Legends Bar. The bar area at the golf was decked out in Australian ...

Desert Roses and Sink Hole, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Desert Roses and Sink Hole

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

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... kind of fun is right up my alley, so I graciously accept a day out to dig for "Desert Roses" and a visit to one of many Qatar sinkholes.  Who invites us?  Inge and Ignos of course!  I worry that I will never be able to repay them for the ...

Sand and sun... lots of both, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Sand and sun... lots of both

A travel blog entry by gapostol

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... the U.S., G. doesn't) but this was the only thing we could do for free in an air-conditioned environment.  The bottom line? Qatar is a more interesting country that some of the blogs here would make you think but one needs to be aware of several ...

Achievement Unlocked: Puppetmaster, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Achievement Unlocked: Puppetmaster

A travel blog entry by ifranz

So here I am at Doha airport and it's time to get in shape for the last intercontinental flight of this journey. Had the brilliant idea to spend the last hours in Kathmandu looking for interesting ways of getting rid of my last rupees, somehow worked ...

Hamad Hospital, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Hamad Hospital

A travel blog entry by ybnrml

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... ON ME! (FROWN) I know this is a long blog, but felt it was important to describe this crazy experience, yes, I came back to Qatar, yes I saw doctors in Houston, and yes I am fine.  The result.  Virus caused the vomiting and diarrhea and caused ...

zwischenstop und 3h aufenthalt in Doha, Doha, Qatar travel blog

zwischenstop und 3h aufenthalt in Doha

A travel blog entry by oscarwild

3 stunden zwischen scheichs und verschleierten maedels ...

Passport?  Check.  Stamp in Passport?  Shit......, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Passport? Check. Stamp in Passport? Shit......

A travel blog entry by shaunna

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... off.  B-a-d mistake!  Apparently you can be arrested, deported, and fined for not getting your passport stamped when you leave Qatar.  It's not just a threat, it's actually happened.  I know a guy who knows a guy who's friend it ...

Sacrifice, Umm az Zubār, Qatar travel blog

Sacrifice

A travel blog entry by stevetrautwein

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... of their country.  And when somebody is killed in the Middle East, the road home usually goes through Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar.  When they arrive at the base, there is an announcement for a Fallen Warrior ceremony.  This is not a rare ...

On my way home., Qatar Airport, Qatar travel blog

On my way home.

A travel blog entry by hollister

 Just a quick entry to let everyone know that I will be at home at home for about 4 weeks from tomorrow. I had some sad news about a close family member and so am going to spend some time with my family.    I'll be on my old number again ...

Al Zubara Fort and the North Tip of Qatar, Ar Ru'ays, Qatar travel blog

Al Zubara Fort and the North Tip of Qatar

A travel blog entry by stevetrautwein

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Sunday Pandu and Sergio and I made an expedition up to the north tip of the country.  There's a new highway, so it was actually a pretty quick trip.  Under an hour and a half to get from Doha to the fishing village of Ar Ru'ays.  There ...

The Wealthy Kingdom of the Middle East, Doha, Qatar travel blog

The Wealthy Kingdom of the Middle East

A travel blog entry by jhnlee

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... malls were built in big scale.  Before headed back to the airport for our transit to Alexandria, we stopped by the Qatar National Museum, the largest museum in Doha. Painted in all white, it was very outstanding with the deep blue sky as ...

Doha... Tash is tired, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Doha... Tash is tired

A travel blog entry by cantsitstill

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Well I guess it wouldn't have been that bad if I wasn't soooooo sick.  Originally we planned to stay a couple of nights there, but due to the ticket change we had an 6 hour stop over at Doha airport on our way to Istanbul. The ...

Reflections on Nepal, Hello Doha, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Reflections on Nepal, Hello Doha

A travel blog entry by jimmyandkristen

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... a way to be more inefficient. I watched 4 episodes of Scrubs on the plane, in honor of Lloyd and the Wolverines.  Qatar Airways is SO nice. And then we got to Doha.  Holy shit, major culture/time/space continuum shock.  Sweaty sticky ...

Driving Mr. Mark, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Driving Mr. Mark

A travel blog entry by beyondwpg

... able to talk some sense into the officer with his basic Arabic.  He explains that he came from Bahrain and received his Qatar license by showing his Bahrain license and this should be the same for his Canadian friend here.  The officer replied; ...

Change at Doha, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Change at Doha

A travel blog entry by mrjoe

... of my pal Woody who will be with me for the week in Bangkok. We took a plane from Gatwick to Bangkok via Qatar with Qatar Airlines (the cheapest we could get). This flight was long went fairly quickly and we were soon at Doha airport to change planes. ...

Fourth of July Festivities!, Doha Qatar, Qatar travel blog

Fourth of July Festivities!

A travel blog entry by stevetrautwein

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Back home, I usually spend the Fourth of July running a half marathon and going to a barbecue. I'm indifferent to the fireworks.  Since the Fourth fell on a Sunday, that’s my day off, so I was able to at least attempt to follow parts of my ...

Doha, where the Sheiks are Chic, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Doha, where the Sheiks are Chic

A travel blog entry by jimmyandkristen

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... the boy resent the American or British kids who can see their mothers' eyes?  And, what's it like to grow up a Westerner in Qatar, where one's mother showing her face and hair in public is NOT the norm?   A little girl in a pink dress with ...

Back to work.., Doha, Qatar travel blog

Back to work..

A travel blog entry by shaunna

In ...

Al Udeid, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Al Udeid

A travel blog entry by shaunna

In ...

Adventures in Banking, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Adventures in Banking

A travel blog entry by beyondwpg

One would presume that, as Director of Finance, I would have signing authority over our bank accounts. This would be a fair and correct presumption but that authority is not automatic with the title of course.  The paperwork to arrange this is not ...

Aaahhh, Gotta love Qatar, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Aaahhh, Gotta love Qatar

A travel blog entry by rnnladolcevita

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... Noel and I and our mountain of bags and in a Liverpuddlian accent said "Cor Blimey matey, that's a lotta luggage" .  Luckily Qatar didn't say a word when we checked in at their counter!!  Off we went to the gorgeous lounge and then onto our ...

Flying out, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Flying out

A travel blog entry by suzymarmalade

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Am writing this at Perth airport, sitting here thinking about my trip, and starting to get emotional... When Alastair and Jonny Brownlee walk in and sit opposite me. Now am a bit flustered!!!! Wow! Anyway. I woke up early as usual and went for a last ...

Quality Not Quantity, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Quality Not Quantity

A travel blog entry by mish_brendan

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We spent our final morning in Africa sampling the last of the Kenyan beers that we had not yet tried.  For those following Brendan's beer log Tusker Lager was by far the best.  Before heading to the airport we had our final meal in ...

Doha airport, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Doha airport

A travel blog entry by suzymarmalade

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I got got about an hour and a half's sleep on the first flight and passed the rest of the time watching The Big Short (good but complicated) and early episodes of 30Rock, and eating cheese.  Faith ate most of a packet of chocolate digestives that ...

Ramadan Mubarak!, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Ramadan Mubarak!

A travel blog entry by stevetrautwein

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Ramadan Mubarak!  (Happy Ramadan!) Today starts the first day of Ramadan.  In order to get a better understanding of the religion and culture, I decided to fast today.  Fasting is a time to practice self restraint and to become closer to ...

Journey Route, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Journey Route

A travel blog entry by heather24

Stop #2: Doha, ...

Vuelo de ida, Barcelona-Madrid (Espaņa)-Doha (Qatar)-Bangkok (Tailandia), Spain travel blog

Vuelo de ida

A travel blog entry by javiersonia-bcn

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  .- Barcelona - Madrid = 01:15 h. (Spanair) .- Madrid (Espana) - Doha (Qatar) = 06:50 h. - Qatar Airways No vimos el circuito de F1.... .- Doha (Qatar) - Bangkok (Tailandia) = 06:20 h. - Qatar ...

Gonna be a fun year.......maybe?, Doha, Qatar travel blog

Gonna be a fun year.......maybe?

A travel blog entry by mikejersey25

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The exausting part of travelling, Doha, Qatar travel blog

The exausting part of travelling

A travel blog entry by danielfernandez

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... to 7 Egyptian pounds. He even ended up paying. He hung out with me at the airport till his dad came to pick him up. Qatar is an amazing airline. The service can't be beat. They keep feeding you. Private screens where i watched "Jonases". The mivie made ...

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