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QATAR


Location - Middle East; Capital - Doha; Population - 900,000; Currency - Qatar Riyal

From Bahrain it's a 25 minute flight to Doha, capital of Qatar, in November 2005.

 

qatnote The Qatar Riyal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

qat2A mosque in central Doha

 

 

qat3The 19th century Doha Fort

 

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qat4Take a lovely walk along Doha's corniche

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

qat5Oyster and pearl roundabout, Doha

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

qat6The dhow harbour in Doha Bay

 

 

qat8Another decorative roundabout in Doha

 

 

qat9The Grand Mosque, with the clocktower to the right, Doha

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

qat10Heritage House is a converted windtower building, known as a badghir, which directs breezes to cool the inside - Doha

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

qat11Sword archway, Doha

 

 

qat12The blue building on the right is the Al Jazeera broadcasting offices, Doha

 

 

qat13Watif souq, Doha

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

qat14Taking a dhow to Palm Tree Island in Doha Bay

 

 

qat15Coming in to dock at Palm Tree Island

 

 

qat16It's possible to walk around Palm Tree Island in 5 minutes.
Locals come to picnic and relax with the family

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

qat17The beach at Palm Tree Island

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

qat18A dhow arrives at Palm Tree Island, with Doha in the background

 

 

qat20A mosque at Al-Wakrah, south of Doha

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

qat24Jeff, Monica, Arianna and Ottman in the desert near Mesaieed, on a drive to the inland sea at Khor al-Adaid

 

 

qat22It's an enjoyable rollercoaster drive over the dunes to Khor al-Adaid

 

 

qat27Looking down from the sand dunes at the inland sea, Khor al-Adaid

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

qat29The inland sea at Khor al-Adaid

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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LINKS

www.experienceqatar.com - Qatar tourist board

www.qatareguide.com

www.qatar-tourism.com

 

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