My Visit to Doha, Qatar in Ten Photos

While I was working in the middle east a few years ago, I stopped for a short visit in Doha, Qatar.  It was a great place to experience some Arabic culture.

1-2:  The Museum of Islamic Art was designed by the renowned architect I.M. Pei.  It’s an intriguing building both inside and out.

3:  You can learn about the Islamic faith and history at the Islamic Cultural Center with its huge minaret.

4:  Modern skyscrapers in the business district.

5.  Some inspiration messages and great views along the seaside promenade called The Corniche.

6:  A traditional dhow boat.

7:  Al Bidda Park at dusk with the modern city in the background.

8:  Recently much of Al Bidda was shut down to make way for development. I believe these water features are long gone.  You can’t stop progress!

9-10: Souq Waqif is a great place to have a meal, buy some antiques, or smoke some sheesha.

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