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Venice in Doha

I love this sign:

June 14, 2008 Posted by | Doha, ExPat Life, Qatar | 5 Comments

Doha Dhow Building

We were so sad, visiting Oman, to see that dhow building has gone into decline in Sur, and then equally delighted to see the craft being revised and guarded in Doha. The new dhows being built preserve the design of the older working dhows, and include extra, labor intensive and expensive touches, like the wood carving:

I had to start with this one, because it includes the fabulous QCPI (Qatar Center for the Presentation of Islam) building in the background – what an impact it gives the Doha skyline!

June 14, 2008 Posted by | Doha, ExPat Life, Living Conditions, Qatar | 10 Comments