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A Camel at Sunrise

No, this isn't about my longing for my former days as a smoker....

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Mounted Police Patrol Souq Waqif in Doha, Qatar

A common scene in Doha's central market....

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Doha Sunset

It's never too busy to take a few moment to enjoy the sunset. ...

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95 Seconds in the Bird Department at Doha’s Souq Waqif

If exotic chirping is your thing, then today's 95-second mental health break is for you....

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Layover in Doha? Here’s the Only ‘Top Five Things To Do List’ You’ll Ever Need

How to spend a short layover in the Qatari capital....

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Intercontinental Doha The City Hotel: A 90-Second Review

My unlikely five-star home away from home....

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Sunrise Drive to Khor Al Adaid: Pre-dawn Dune Bashing Near Southern Qatar’s Inland Sea

An early morning excursion to Qatar's premiere natural attraction....

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Pic du Jour: Sand Dunes at Sunrise, Southern Qatar

I booked a 04:30 ride yesterday morning to catch the sunrise at the Khor al Adaid, or so-called Inland Sea, that sits at the edge of a...

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Doha to Dubai From the Air, in 25 Photos

And a geography lesson, too....

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The Irresistible Creepiness Of Urs Fischer’s Lamp Bear

An unlikely fit at Doha's Hamad International, one of the world's most luxurious airports....

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Gwen Stefani In Doha: A Mini-Gallery In 8 Images

And the Doha pop parade goes on....

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Pharrell Williams in Doha, And Live Earth II

The unlikely Doha pop parade continues....

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Fahad Al Kubaisi In Doha

I didn’t expect this week to evolve into somewhat of a Parade of Middle Eastern pop stars, but sometimes you just have to play with the...

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Iraqi Singer Kadim Al Sahir In Doha – An 11-Image Gallery

One of the most popular and widely respected singers in the Arab world....

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Doha Sunset – Pic du Jour

I hit the one-year straight mark yesterday with my Pic du Jour project, and was rewarded by the Gods with a nice sky just before sunset...

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Concessions At a Bayern Munich – Qatar All-Stars Match In Doha

In case you were wondering what sort of concessions are sold at a football match in Doha's Abdullah Bin Khalifa Stadium, let this satiate...

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Window Washers

A job that's safer than it looks and with the best views in town....

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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...

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Shoe Cobbler, Doha (Pic du Jour)

A cobbler and a friend....

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Doha’s Museum of Islamic Art – Exhibit Notebook

31 pieces from the permanent collection of the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, Qatar....

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