More Middle Eastern delights and frosty mornings – November 2013

Doha, a box of Eastern delights
Doha, a box of Eastern delights

Doha proves to be a box of eastern delights. We are staying in the local rather than expat or tourist area and walking around with the blonde, western tribe we stand out from the more traditionally clad locals in their pristine

Behind the hotel - very local!
Behind the hotel – very local!

white khandoras and black abayas – a large proportion of the women here wear the niqab (full veil that covers all the face but the eyes), but the Tribe barely notice and the smiles that they draw can still be seen in the eyes.

'Gerald Durrell' waiting for freshly made arab bread from the local bakery - simply delicious
‘Gerald Durrell’ waiting for freshly made arab bread from the local bakery – simply delicious

There are also a large amount of workers from India, Bangladesh and Pakistan in the area. We walk across the rubble, pavements and roads that appear to be in a constant state of repairer or disrepair, whichever way you want to look at it.

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