Le Mirage Executive Residence
Travel Blogs from Doha
This time as our bags were loaded into the taxi and we headed for the airport we knew our holiday was drawing to a close.
Highlights of Doha:
- Our hotel, room, executive lounge, pool
- The gold souk!
... it became real for me. For the next 38 days I will be surrounded by strangers, completely alone. I tear up as I think about it. It's hard for me to contemplate such a situation, as I've never really been far from home without any family or friends. As terrifying as it is, and as much as my heart aches for those familiar faces I hold dear and the places I've seen mere hours ago, I know that this will be the experience of a lifetime. This is my time to stop ...
... 2013 was a wash; need to make up for lost time pronto, lol. I am also working on a short trip to Petra.... Need to buy a camera for that! Maybe a trip to Pamplona for the running of the bulls?? Italy remains on my radar, hoping to hang out with some of my favorite peeps on that one. Anyone want to join me?? open to suggestions if the fore mentioned options are unappealing. I have a sneaky suspicion that three years will not be enough for all I want to do, ...
... enjoying their shisha with friends and family at restaurants, shopping or bargaining. It provides an excellent spot for people to gather, shop for traditional knick-knacks, spices or simply enjoy a good meal. Restaurants specializing in cuisines from different parts of the MENA region are located all along the souq with international cuisines.
Built on a traditional Bedouin marketplace site probably a decade ago, ...
... br> From the Japanese cuisine we had the Crispy soft Shell Crab salad. QR 60 (€12.50) Yummy!
Two more refreshing appetizers from the Middle Eastern cuisine the Mohammara (bread crumb, tahini, chilli paste, tomato paste & onion) and the Tabbouleh. Both were at QR 15 (€3.50)
We also had the Yam Neua yang (grilled beef salad) for QR 70 (€14.50) Instead of the usual bread or rolls we had the Indian Naan bread ...