So, lets be fair, for many of us, Doha had not been known as a first choice destination. To be honest I had to quickly google where it was when our travel agent let me know what the transit home-port would be for Qatar airlines.
The State of Qatar is a small county in the half way down the west coast of the Arabian Gulf. Arabic is the offical language, but english is widely understood, Islam is the official religion of the country, and Shari’a is the principle source of legislation. According to figures released by the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics in April 2016, the population in Qatar was 2,559,267. Much of this population is made up of migrants, with one rumour we heard suggesting that there was only 600,000 “Qatari’s” in the country. Continue reading “Doha – the city still being built”