10 Day Travel Photo Challenge – Day 2

Welcome to Day 2 of this 10 Day Travel Photo Challenge! My Dusty Flip-Flops has nominated me for this challenge, thank you my friend! My Dusty Flip-Flops and I have been following each other’s blog adventures here on WordPress since 2017. It’s always nice to reconnect!  The 10 Day Travel Photo Challenge: post one photo for 10 days with no…

Souq Waqif – Dinner With The Gang

Souq Waqif After our visit to the National Museum of Qatar, we went to Souq Waqif for dinner with Michael’s coworkers, our friends. Fanar 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…

There is a Big Gold Thumb in Souq Waqif!

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

That’s IT! We Want a Camel!

Camels of Souq Waqif 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…

Friday Night at the Souq!

Souq Waqif After our Dhow cruise, Michael and I walked to the souq for shisha and coffee. Click here to read about our Dhow boat cruise. First off was crossing the street from the Corniche to the souq.  The wait for traffic lights to change from green to red is so long and people so…

Al Maroona Beach & Girls’ Night at Souq Waqif

Al Maroona Beach The day started with a drive to the NNE coastline of Qatar to spend the morning at Al Maroona beach.  Once off the main highway, the off-road drive to the beach includes passing by a white building that I’m not sure if I call it a palace or a mansion? Whatever it…

Arabian Afternoons – An Afternoon at Souq Waqif Doha, Qatar

I enjoyed an afternoon at the Souq Waqif . This is one of my favorite hang out places. I arrived hours before most shops opened and walked in the heat of the midday sun deciding on where to have lunch. Damasca One I decided on Syrian food, at Damasca One restaurant. I sat upstairs with the intention…