Out of so few places to go and see in Doha, Souk Waqif is one of the better places to visit. Doha or Qatar does not have many interesting places; thus, as a tourist destination, one can cover Doha/Qatar in a day. However, Souk Waqif… Read More
1st day of 5 days photo challenge in B+W
For most of the last 10 years I have lived in Qatar, I never had a relative visiting me in the Middle East, until last month when I invited my brother for a weeks visit to Doha. Honestly, as Qatar is such a small country… Read More
We used to call it the Emir’s Farm, which is not quite true, as the ‘farm’ does not belong to the Qatari Emir, but belong the Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim Al Thani who is one of the richest men in Qatar and a distant relative… Read More
I meant to write something about what Christmas mean in the Middle East where the population ‘predominantly’ Muslim, but did not quite manage it. So I just post a picture of how we in Qatar, celebrating Christmas in public places.
Marry Christmas to you guys.
Picture above are taken by my iPhone in my office, Doha
ps. better picture coming soon….
Actually I wanted to post this later on after my Yemen series of posts, but I can’t help it as the opportunity arises for the title Object on WordPress’ Weekly Photo Challenge. It is about my visit to Damien Hirst’s Exhibition in Doha, at the National Museum of Art. To be honest, I am not a museum person, but as it was Damien Hirst with his strange themes and odd points of view, we wanted to visit the exhibition to see what was going on for more than a month in Doha but went during the last few days of the exhibition.
What we found interesting was this big black dot object, he called it “A Dark Place”, big round black thing…. which my husband looked at in more detail.
What was more interesting to that was when my husband found out what the black object consisted of:
Ever since I was introduced to Henna by an Indian friend, Mahdu, 16 years ago, I became very intrigued with this art form, however, in Indonesia, Henna is not that popular, and the usage is slightly different. I got the opportunity to ‘look’ at the… Read More
When I landed in Doha for the first time back in 2005, I was surprise that I had to take the stairs and walk on the runway to the bus to take me to the airport arrival lounge and the immigration counter. Then I learned… Read More