Jordan – Drive from Petra to Wadi Rum

Couple of points of interest that I want to share! First, is that in all my years living in Qatar, ONLY ONCE did I see a camel out on the desert, off the side of the road while driving! And that camel was being ridden by a farm hand behind a wire fence! I’m going…

Petra, Jordan – Part VII – The Rose-Red City

Soon after the Treasury you walk out of the Siq to the main city of Petra. I will be quoting the Petra map given to us at the Visitor Center at the start of the tour to describe each location. Our tour guide only took us as far as the Winged-Lion Temple.  I honestly can’t…

National Museum of Qatar

During our second last evening in Qatar, we visited the recently opened National Museum of Qatar. Michael and I, especially Michael had been very eager to visit Qatar’s newest museum because of its unique shape of a desert rose crystal! Rumor had it that Qatar was spending millions if not billions of dollars to buy…

Mesaieed – Camel Rides Before Dune Bashing

To dune bash – you drive south – almost to the border of Saudi Arabia. This area is very popular with locals and expat residents, offering an exciting afternoon of driving your SUV over steep sand dunes! The starting point is the end of Sealine Beach Road. Here is where we prepared to drive the…

Dinner Time for a Herd of Hungry Camels!

There is a camel farm on the road to Skydive Qatar.  I pulled over when I noticed it was feeding time and the camels were waiting for their din-din!! The race for their place at the dinner table! Enjoying their dinner! Camels are SO cool!!!! S, 🙂

Skydiving, Off-Road Driving & Kayaking!

Saturday was hobby day! I dropped Michael off at Skydive Qatar for his afternoon of jumping out of a perfectly good airplane! I took these pictures leaving the drop zone, just as a load of jumpers were coming in for a landing! Next I made my way to Fuwairit Beach!!! Since my driving videos were…

A Few Reasons I Love Living in Doha, Qatar!

I love driving among luxury cars such as Bentley, Rolls Royce, McLaren, Ferrari, Porsche, Lamborghini,  Mercedes Benz, Aston Martin, Maserati, Land Rovers and Range Rovers…. The public bathrooms in malls, hospitals, and the airport are always clean because someone’s job is to keep them that way! These guys!!  The Qatari Traditional Guards at Souq Waqif!!…