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What’s New In Doha? (Pic du Jour)

I've visited Doha, Qatar's increasingly sprawling capital, about half a dozen times in the past half dozen years and what I find most fascinating is how rapidly the cityscapes change between visits. This was taken in the southwest portion of Doha's West Bay district in early May 2014. By day, the large vacant lots served as parking lots for the…
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Museum of Islamic Art, Doha

I'm nearly caught up with my photos from my visit to Doha, Qatar last month so I decided to follow these women's suggestion and take a break and call it a night with this one, shot at the Museum of Islamic Art. Designed by I.M. Pei, it's a stunning building; architecturally-speaking, it's high up the short list of my favorite museums on the…
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