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We’re in Qatar. Now what? 

As we were planning our trip to Qatar and Bahrain it was interesting to learn how many people haven’t heard of either of them. Among those who have heard of them, a common question was what exactly it is that we’re planning to do while we’re here. 640 more words

Al-­Jassasiya Mosque, Qatar

The mosque at Al-Jassasiya is the oldest in Qatar. It is currently undergoing renovation (as is much of Qatar at the moment), though it still retains it ancient elements. 42 more words

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Museum of Islamic Art, Doha, Qatar

The Museum of Islamic Art was designed by architect I. M. Pei. At age 91, Pei had to be coaxed out of retirement to undertake the enterprise. 95 more words

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Iran and Saudi Arabia: The Art of Islamic Tolerance

Visitors relax on the grounds of the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, Qatar.

By Hamid Dabashi, Hagop Kevorkian Professor of Iranian Studies and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, Al Jazeera, January 4… 948 more words

Dashing Doha... My 3 fav haunts!

A very new world greeted me as I stepping out into the flat, the brightness, the dust and the barrage of 48 degree heat, 90% humidity. 511 more words

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A Month In Food

A Month In Food, October 2015

Being that I have a job that relies on me going out to eat, October was one of my busiest monthes yet! 665 more words

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