Qatar Palace Hotel
Travel Blogs from Doha
... watching the beach dog version of West Side story (two groups of dogs having bark-offs over territory).
After some beach time and getting our stomachs used to the curry madness, we headed off to the Sinharaja rainforest. We were greeted at our lodge by a gaggle of Tamil kids, who we ended up befriending to take us deep into the jungle to find a hidden temple. As we got odd looks from the locals, we finally found ourselves climbing up into the jungle and meeting some monks ...
SIMAISMA (40 Km NORTH OF DOHA)
are going here:
It is considered to be a family beach destination although
it is an area with mangroves again. These plants play a significant role in
land preservation and it is important to be protected.
Once again I expect a muddy beach but ...
... and thank the
person of the Embassy, who arranges that we have an escort of honour to the
So this is how we manage
to get back to the car. We are so hungry after all these hours that we go to
our favourite Lebanese restaurant for some falafel.
I hope the photos I
managed to take can travel you to this event. If not, you can at least have an
idea of what took place out here this night.
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 ...
... and colleagues of the good news. After a couple of soft drinks I decided that as this was a flight to the US I would make my way over to the gate a little earlier than I normally would as there is the extra security you have to go through before you check-in. As I was walking over I walked through the gift and food 'shop' where I noticed that as well as the big tubs of tang (tang is a powdered cordial type drink) and dates they had their ...