We made our first trip to Doha at Christmastime 2000.
Doha's Corniche. There are 7km of jogging and biking path adjacent to the bay..
Doha's corniche and skyline. Doha's skyline is very modern.
There are many lovely parks in Doha; this one is complete with a half pipe.
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.
Coming from Jordan, Carrefour's 50+ check out aisle was rather impresive.
Imagine, an Oklahoma theme restaurant in Doha!
What a way to spend Christmas eve.
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.
Kendall get's some air off a dune.
Kendall atop the Zubara fort.
Now before you get the idea that Qatar isn't a lifeless desert waste, I've included the following pictures.