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Expat wanderer

Brisk Morning at the Souq Al Waqif

“My husband hates shopping and hates the souks” said one of my friends, and my friend Grammy and I just grinned – any excuse for a trip to the souks, especially to introduce someone to our own particular joys. Early breakfast at the Beirut, walking here and there, finding small treasures and great pleasures, and ending up with coffee at the Cafe Tasse, which has divine Cafe Mocha with real whipped cream. It’s OK, I don’t have real whipped cream every day, just . . . have a problem resisting on those wonderful sunny winter mornings in the souks.

Some sights to share with you:

Dashing souk policemen on horseback, an early morning treat

The hardware souk, in the ‘guy’s souk area’, i.e. camping, hunting, fishing, falcons, hardware . . .

Falcon Hood Maker

Tiny little falcon hoods

January 29, 2010 Posted by | Adventure, Arts & Handicrafts, Beauty, Community, Cultural, Doha, Eating Out, Entertainment, Friends & Friendship, Hot drinks, Living Conditions, Qatar | 6 Comments