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Carpet (known as 'The Kevorkian Hydrabad'  
   

Carpet (known as 'The Kevorkian Hydrabad'

India (Hydrabad) 17th century Wool, cotton
The streets have eyes in Doha

February 29th 2012
I'd already been to the Gulf a handful of times - but only for a few hours each time on a stopover to Australia or Southeast Asia, never leaving the airport. Since I'm a naturally curious guy, I couldn't let that slide. Hence I booked a three-day stopover in Doha before my onwards flight to Shanghai. I really needed to know what these small, rich countries are all about. Qatar has b ... read more
Middle East » Qatar » Doha

Qatari Flag Ruled by the Al Thani family since the mid-1800s, Qatar transformed itself from a poor British protectorate noted mainly for pearling into an independent state with significant oil and natural gas revenues. During the late 1980s and early 1990s, the ... ... read more
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