Half a day in Doha, Qatar

Just got back from Jeddah, KSA three days ago. On our way to Jeddah, we had a stop over at Doha Int’l Airport in Qatar for 22 hours. Ofcourse who would miss that opportunity to visit this small but rich and very organized country? We spent a night in Movenpick Hotel near the airport. Next day our flight to Jeddah was at night. So we had the whole day to roam around the city. Not to mention, going from below freezing temperature in Belgium to a hot place was simply fabulous. Hope you enjoy the following pictures while I work on the page on Doha, Qatar with travel tips and other info.

Doha - A clean and organized city

Islamic Center of Doha

There were hundreds of pigeons at one of the gates of Souk Al Waqif

A restaurant in Souk Al Waqif, very plain yet elegant

Jallab - a sweet drink with nuts and rose water, perfect for a hot day

I had to take this picture of 2 Arabs in their thoubs smoking sheesha/hookah in Souk Al Waqif - classic

Giant pearl shell on Doha Corniche

Museum of Islamic Art on the background, Doha, Qatar

Entrance to the Musuem of Islamic Art

Islamic Calligraphy (some verses from Qu'ran) in Museum of Islamic Art

Another gorgeous calligraphic work in the Museum of Islamic Art

Back to hotel before heading towards the airport, needed my mint tea with a piece of Lindt

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  1. PragueByKaty
    Jan 21, 2013 @ 14:56:03

    I would love to see Doha, I spent there few hours, but at the airport only … next time 🙂

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  2. blackrosekhan
    Mar 03, 2012 @ 02:18:34

    I love all of your pix. Bandhobi. such a wonderful catch!!!! 🙂 I was in Doha for 10 days and it was awesome!! Remember? I went to Leena’s wedding on the way to your’s one! 🙂 it reminded me my lonely travel days……….:)

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