The Colorado Restaurant & McDonald’s

Our last full day in Qatar was a Tuesday.  Had Michael’s contract been renewed and not given two weeks to leave Qatar, this week would have been his Spring Break.  Therefore, at 8:52am Michael was picked up by his work guy gang (those friends who stuck around Qatar during break, who didn’t travel) to eat…

Souq Waqif – Dinner With The Gang

After our visit to the National Museum of Qatar, we went to Souq Waqif for dinner with Michael’s coworkers, our friends. I can’t help but take a picture of the Fanar every time we visit the souq! It is just so beautiful!!! Walking through the souq – we were late to meet our friends –…

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…

Into the Insanity of Two Weeks to Leave The State of Qatar

My husband’s contract was not renewed and given 2 weeks to repatriate back to Canada. For three of these fourteen days, I was in India. During these three days in India I resigned from my job at the American School of Doha (ASD) and started the logistics of our travel plans from the date we…

There is a Big Gold Thumb in Souq Waqif!

There is a big gold thumb in the souq! Actually, this sculpture is by famous French artist César Baldaccini. Can’t say I know who that is, but his thumb sure is big! Here is a link to read about the thumb: Gold Thumb The piece is to commemorate Qatar’s win of the Asian Cup! Here is…

That’s IT! We Want a Camel!

Last night Michael and I went to Souq Waqif to shop for boots to wear with his borrowed Scottish kilt and tailored made gillie shirt; a costume for his part of a clansmen for his video of his song The Battle of Culloden. On our way in to the souq, the camel corral was open…