Kempinski Residences & Suites, Doha
Travel Blogs from Doha
We had to leave the UEA very early and of course less than hour flight took us into a new time zone! Doha immediately feels drier. Upon checking the weather network it was only 14%. The city is a wonder of modern architecture but with ancient Islamic inspirations. The city sits on the edge of the Persian Gulf and many places have great views of the …
I can promise that things will get more interesting than a six and a half hour wait in Doha, Qatar. The first leg of the journey has been a barrel of laughs and it is only up from here right?! Having been treated as first class passengers as we got onto the flight (yes, we got to walk on "the red carpet" usually only reserved for those more special members of the public) it was a shame that things didn't continue ...
... expensive and so not worth it). And what do they have, the typical Pinoy parlorista! There was a lot gay talk! It was really fun and felt like being transported back to the parlors in Guadalupe Nuevo! Aside from hair cuts, hair straightening, they also offered body massages which as I have noticed was quite popular with the Qataris. It was funny though when they had a client ...
... able to watch the trainers with the camels and then saw a few training races take place. It used to be that the camel jockeys were small boys around the age of 8 but due to so many deaths and injuries they had to come up with a more humane solution so they have created these small robotic/remote controlled 'jockeys' They are mounted on the camels and then controlled remotely by the owners or trainers that ride along side the racing camels from their SUVs ...
... are congested with traffic and it is difficult to find some space to park the car. We finally spot one and we step out for a walk.
My daughter-in-law insists that I should cover my shoulders if I want to walk among the crowds. Luckily I have brought along a thin silk scarf and I play with it at first putting it around my face to acclimatize with the country and its culture. The scarf covers nicely my shoulders now and I will try to take in ...
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