Category - Qatar

West Bay, Doha, Qatar at night

Doha Nightscapes

Here’s a brief series of nightscapes shot in May 2014 in the West Bay district of Doha, the capital of Qatar, per capita the richest country in the world, and one of the fastest growing cities in the world. I visited here a few times...

Fourth floor walkway in the Museum of Islamic Art in Doha, Qatar

Museum of Islamic Art, Doha

I’m nearly caught up with my photos from my visit to Doha, Qatar last month so I decided to follow these women’s suggestion and take a break and call it a night with this one, shot at the Museum of Islamic Art. Designed by I.M. Pei...

Abandoned home in Fuwayrit, Qatar

13 Minutes in Fuwayrit, Qatar

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]here’s nothing particularly inviting about Fuwayrit (or Fuwairit), a small dusty Gulf-side settlement about 75 kilometers north of the Qatari capital Doha. There’s a smattering of houses, some half-built and mostly...

Construction crew in Doha, Qatar

Doha, Qatar – Construction Industry |...

Doha, Qatar – Construction Industry Image Gallery [12 images] Capital of Qatar, per capita the richest country in the world, and one of the fastest growing cities in the world. As its preparations for hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup...

Fuwairit Beach, Qatar

Fuwairit Beach, Qatar

Located about 80 kilometers north of Doha, Fuwairit Beach is both the setting for the 121st (!) straight Pic du Jour and marks the spot where I took a dip in the Persian Gulf for the first time. A bit rocky, but nice. Saturday’s high...

Doha West Bay at night

Doha West Bay IV

Doha, Qatar – It’s my last night in the capital of the world’s wealthiest country so I spent part of it hunting for early evening shots around West Bay and its constantly changing skyline. I wasn’t too pleased with the...

Haze over Doha

Doha Haze

DOHA, Qatar – I spent much of today at Doha’s Museum of Islamic Art which is, architecturally-speaking, probably my favorite museum on the planet. [I posted an image from a previous visit last week.] I’ll be sharing a few posts about...

Graffiti, West Bay, Doha

West Bay III (Pic du Jour)

During my last visit to Doha back in 2011, I joked with a colleague about the lack of graffiti on the pristine walls of the soulless city center’s countless new high rises. So I was surprised to actually see this scrawled on a wall this...