First Trip to Qatar
December 20, 2000
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We made our first trip to Doha at Christmastime 2000.
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Doha's Corniche. There are 7km of jogging and biking path adjacent to the bay..


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Doha's corniche and skyline. Doha's skyline is very modern.


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There are many lovely parks in Doha; this one is complete with a half pipe.


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No those aren't Mormons in Qatar. Someone went to the trouble of importing a school bus all the way form Mormon Trial, Utah, to chauffer manual laborers around town.


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Coming from Jordan, Carrefour's 50+ check out aisle was rather impresive.


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Imagine, an Oklahoma theme restaurant in Doha!


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What a way to spend Christmas eve.


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Now being a peninsula in the middle of the Persian Gulf, you might image Qatar has some gorgeous beaches and water. If you did, you'd be right. This is a resort some 30 minutes drive south of Doha. Sealine Beach Resort.


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Sealine Beach Resort


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Sealine Beach Resort


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Coming down is easy.


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Kendall get's some air off a dune.


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Andrew takes flight.


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Ruins of Zubara Town


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Ruins of Zubara Town


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Kendall atop the Zubara fort.


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Now before you get the idea that Qatar isn't a lifeless desert waste, I've included the following pictures.


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