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Qatar Murals

You know how I love public art. I especially loved, in Kuwait, how all the power stations had scenes of dhows, and majaalis, and lanterns – Kuwait things. In Doha, there is a long wall – I think it might be around a power station, but I am not sure.

Yesterday AdventureMan had to take a phone call and – probably because I was in the car – pulled over to take it. We were right across from the wall, which I have been dying to photograph but never could because we were always zipping right by and there was a lot of traffic.

Fridays are quiet. It was during Friday prayers, perfect. Here are some photos:





This one is my favorite. I know the boat is carrying gas, but don’t they look like huge, giant pearls? And then look to the left, to the reference to the giant oyster on the Corniche with the gigantic pearl:



August 15, 2009 - Posted by | Arts & Handicrafts, Beauty, Doha, ExPat Life, Family Issues, Kuwait, Living Conditions, Local Lore


  1. The pics look so beautiful 🙂

    Comment by Amu | August 15, 2009 | Reply

  2. Very nice thank you for sharing

    Comment by jewaira | August 15, 2009 | Reply

  3. Thanks, Amu. I have a lot of fun spotting these. 🙂

    Glad you like them, Jewaira. 🙂

    Comment by intlxpatr | August 15, 2009 | Reply

  4. Are those on D ring by the new Lulu? What’s behind that wall, anyway?

    Comment by grammy | August 16, 2009 | Reply

  5. No, these ones are on Airport Road, near the VIP Circle on the way to the Marriott / Corniche. I think it’s electrical stuff, but I can’t be sure.

    Comment by intlxpatr | August 16, 2009 | Reply

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