When you think it can't get any hotter... June 27th 2012 ... you might as well be wrong! If you ever felt the heat in some places in Europe, well forget about it and read this one. In Doha, Qatar, we have been hitting 55 degrees celsius in the last days! If you want to know how it feels, go to borrow a couple of blowdryers, open them to the max, add your own blowdryer and let it all blow directly in your face! This should be as close as it gets. The des ... read more
Middle East » Qatar » Doha 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
Transcending my facticities:
Born in the middle of nowhere, surviving in Hong Kong, made tourism my PhD and way of life. Yes, a PhD in tourism actually exists! Firm believer that existence precedes essence.
Appreciate good gluten-free food (recently diagnosed with coeliac disease), a good book, a bad horror movie and a healthy dose of slam metal (not necessarily in this order). Dislike ignorance, salsa music, communism and cucumber (this order is flexible too).
"In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
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