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  • Life in QatarAfter living in Qatar for 2 years I thought it would be a good time to note some of my observations of the country and living here. I’ve somewhat lazily separated them into the Good, Bad and Ugly. In order Posted by carlswall in 2wyvernsonmychest | Jun 20, 2018
  • Long transit made good (in the land of Al-Jazeera TV)The new CBD of Doha has an impressive skyline. Long Day I woke at 4:30am in Penang to begin a long day: 1. a one hour flight to KL at 6:40am 2. a couple of hours in transit i Posted by alexchan in 2010/11 Sumatra, Oman and Andaman Islands | Jan 14, 2011
  • And then to RomeWe were up bright and early, if for no other reason than we had a crap night’s sleep and getting up was easier than trying to nap. We were soon packed and waiting for breakfast. The brekkie spread Posted by Oldsapper in Western Front 2018 | May 12, 2018
  • APRIL 22 - DOHA, QATAR Doha has an ever-growing population of 1,351,000. The flag, so similar to Bahrain's, is maroon with nine white points. [img=https://photos.travellerspoint.com/92 Posted by Swenigale in Serenity 9 | Apr 23, 2018
  • Continuing our two day trip to QatarWe had been really tired the night before and after eating and drinking our fill at the Old Manor Steak House, we had gone to bed early and slept really, really well, so we were able to get up early Posted by irenevt in Finally we made it to Qatar | Jan 6, 2018
  • A two day trip to QatarI have actually lost count of how many times we have been to Qatar, but, despite a multitude of visits, I have only just added it to my countries I have visited list. Why? Because we have just constantly transited Posted by irenevt in Finally we made it to Qatar | Jan 6, 2018
  • Hassle Free Qatar After looking at options when booking my trip to India, it appeared the best route was to fly Qatar Airways via Doha. Never missing an opportunity for a bit of extra exploration of a new c Posted by kmmk17 in World Travels 🌍 | Jan 16, 2016
  • Day 1 in QatarWe touched down in Dubai as the dawn broke to find rather a damp,cold and grey day so we rather unexpectedly put back a layer of clothing. A quick coffee before our connecting flight to Doha kept us going Posted by kate.timaeus in kate timaeus' big adventure | Feb 20, 2017
  • Day 2 in Qatar...an Iraqi dayHaving scoured the web to find things to do in Qatar we found out that there was a museum of modern art with a free bus shuttle to the Museum of Islamic art,a building which dominates the shore overlooking the Posted by kate.timaeus in kate timaeus' big adventure | Feb 21, 2017
  • Day 3 Qatar...more cultureSince our last visit to Doha an old run down area close to the souk was in the process of being redeveloped into a more eco friendly environment and interchange for the the new metro system. Last time we were Posted by kate.timaeus in kate timaeus' big adventure | Feb 22, 2017
  • Burma BoundAfter the excesses of last night we had a quiet morning relaxing until we took a taxi to the Pearl for a walk amongst the boats before a mexican meal sitting outside as the weather has finally warmed up. As Posted by kate.timaeus in kate timaeus' big adventure | Feb 23, 2017
  • Qatar day 1we had a poolside morning in Angharad's accommodation. conveniently it's located under one of the apartments so somewhat shaded. in the afternoon we went to the park at the end of the corniche and by the Museum of Islamic art. Posted by kate.timaeus in kate timaeus' big adventure | Apr 8, 2016
  • Qatar day 2today is the day we have been anxiously awaiting....getting our Iranian visa! 3 months ago we submitted our application on line and have been nervously waiting for approval. last week in Dubai we received approval and just hoped there wouldn't Posted by kate.timaeus in kate timaeus' big adventure | Apr 9, 2016
  • Qatar day 3this morning we went back to the Iranian embassy to pick up our passports with their new shiny visas. the man behind the screen waved at me to come forward and jump the queue to give them to us and Posted by kate.timaeus in kate timaeus' big adventure | Apr 10, 2016
  • Qatar day 4another morning spent by the pool before we went to the Sheraton park at the western end of the corniche. a floating museum in an old barge contained some historical artefacts from old Doha and a display of scale models Posted by kate.timaeus in kate timaeus' big adventure | Apr 11, 2016
  • Qatar day 5it was a bit cloudy and with a threat of rain so we decided to go to a mall we hadn't been to before,the Torch - a big tower shaped like a torch that stands all alone in a sports Posted by kate.timaeus in kate timaeus' big adventure | Apr 12, 2016
  • Qatar day 6another warm and sunny morning spent by the pool,we even had a few desultory rain drops for a few seconds. however later on it was a different matter altogether. we had booked dinner at the Gordon Ramsey restaurant at the Posted by kate.timaeus in kate timaeus' big adventure | Apr 13, 2016
  • Qatar,the final dayFriday is the day of rest in the Islamic world so here in Qatar the expat tradition is to go and have a brunch in a 5* hotel. as Angharad had a 50% off voucher we went to the intercontinental Posted by kate.timaeus in kate timaeus' big adventure | Apr 14, 2016
  • Qatar to Irana very early start to catch our plane after a tearful farewell to Angharad. it was so early that the roads were very quiet and the check in/security was done and dusted in double quick time. there was time for Posted by kate.timaeus in kate timaeus' big adventure | Apr 15, 2016
  • Marks and spencersthis morning we found that the Doha m & s is even nearer to angharad's than the one to us in Southampton. Kate was in heaven! Kevin was with us as due to an important gulf country conference his site Posted by kate.timaeus in kate timaeus' big adventure | Dec 8, 2014
  • Success at the mallAs this was our last night in angharad's compound we decided to eat in. Our first dinner had been a Christmassy affair and tonight was more an eastery meal as Kevin had purchased a leg of lamb. Qatar national day Posted by kate.timaeus in kate timaeus' big adventure | Dec 9, 2014
  • Oh no not again!arrived at the MIA for a second attempt to visit the museum of Islamic art to find it shut again! Thankfully it opened at noon so another unplanned visit to the souk for a drink in the shade amongst the Posted by kate.timaeus in kate timaeus' big adventure | Dec 10, 2014
  • Sand dune bashingAn early start this morning for a southerly drive for a 4x4 dune bashing roller coaster ride in the desert,passing on our way the oil and gas plants that are the source of the wealth of this tiny promontory half Posted by kate.timaeus in kate timaeus' big adventure | Dec 11, 2014
  • Living the lifetoday is five star day. we had breakfast on our balcony with the guardian quiz (11 out 15 right today) and then down to the pool area for some rays and a swim. Angharad came to collect us and it Posted by kate.timaeus in kate timaeus' big adventure | Dec 12, 2014
  • Indolence is blissMorning spent by the pool in the uninterrupted sunshine with a few airforce jets to disturb the peace. On the balance of probabilities they were practicing for next week's national day celebrations but could quite easily have been on a Posted by kate.timaeus in kate timaeus' big adventure | Dec 13, 2014
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