Dubai Marina day

Dubai Marina

Dubai Marina Dubai, United Arab Emirates When Dubai Marina opened, it was the world’s first man-made marina of this size. Not in “one day Rome was built” as they say. This is also how the Marina was built in phases.   In 2018, the entire marina...
Amphitheatre in Qatar Cultural Village - Doha | Qatar

Qatar Amphitheatre – Doha | Qatar

Qatar Amphitheatre - Doha | Qatar Doha, Doha, Doha, Doha This Amphitheatre in the cultural village of Katara (Doha) is an architectural cultural blend. The Katara Amphitheatre was built on the model of a Greek theatre. However, this is not where the imagination of the...
Ponte Vecchio by night in Florence, Italy

Ponte Vecchio in Florence | Italy

Ponte Vecchio in Florence | Italy Florence, Italy Florence’s Ponte Vecchio or “Old Bridge” was probably one of the first bridges spanning the Arno River. Its history is therefore not straightforward. It was destroyed in 1345 and rebuilt anew. During...
Al Bayt Stadium near Al Khor for FIFA 2022- Qatar

Al Bayt Stadium – FIFA 2022 | Qatar

Al Bayt Stadium – FIFA 2022 | Qatar Qatar, Qatar Stadiums Al Bayt Stadium near Al Khor in Qatar is a tribute to Bedouin tradition. It is here that the opening match of the FIFA World Cup 2022™ and the matches up to the semi-finals will take place. Al Bayt, after the...
View of the Fanar - Al-Fanar Islamic Cultural Centre; Karat

The Fanar Mosque in Doha | Qatar

the Fanar Mosque in Doha | Qatar Doha, Qatar That “spiral” tower in the photo is the “Fanar” mosque, which is part of the Al-Fanar Islamic Cultural Centre in Doha. It is probably one of the most distinctive buildings in the Qatari capital, but...
Camels in the centre of Doha; Qatar

Qatar and camels – Doha

Qatar and camels - Doha Doha, Qatar Camels have always been friends of the Bedouins. These graceful animals can survive extreme desert temperatures, and lack of water even for weeks and can run several hundred kilometers a day carrying their riders bravely.  ...
Qatar State Mosque or Imam Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab Mosque; Doha, Qatar

State Mosque of Qatar | Qatar

State Mosque of Qatar | Qatar Doha, Qatar The Imam Muhammad ibn Abd al-Wahhab Mosque or simply the Qatar State Grand Mosque was opened in 2011. The building can accommodate over 30,000 people at once and is Qatar’s largest mosque. During the day, the mosque can...
Al Thakhira Mosque near Al Khor; Qatar

Al Thakhira Mosque | Qatar

Al Thakhira Mosque | Qatar Al Khor, Qatar The mosque located in the town of Al Thakhira is one of the oldest historical monuments in Qatar. The town itself is located just outside of Al Khor and if you are in the area, it is worth making a stop here. The traditional...