Expats enjoying the sun and sand at Nikki Beach on The Pearl in Doha. The Pearl is an artificial island comprising of luxury residential estates and businesses. It is the first land in Qatar made available for ownership by foreign nationals. The West Bay skyline is seen across the bay.

Expats enjoying the sun and sand at Nikki Beach on The Pearl in Doha. The Pearl is an artificial island comprising of luxury residential estates and businesses. It is the first land in Qatar made available for ownership by foreign nationals. The West Bay skyline is seen across the bay.

Qatar Nameplate 2.jpg
 Camels waiting to be sold at the Camel Market in the Abu Hammour district of Doha.

Camels waiting to be sold at the Camel Market in the Abu Hammour district of Doha.

 A camel waiting to be sold at the Camel Market in the Abu Hammour district of Doha. They truly are such curious and gorgeous animals.

A camel waiting to be sold at the Camel Market in the Abu Hammour district of Doha. They truly are such curious and gorgeous animals.

 A mercedes and a sewage truck are seen in a dust storm on the northern edge of Doha.

A mercedes and a sewage truck are seen in a dust storm on the northern edge of Doha.

 Living in Doha, means living in a veritable construction site. The landscape often changes as roads are laid and developments are realized.

Living in Doha, means living in a veritable construction site. The landscape often changes as roads are laid and developments are realized.

 A street scene in the old Musheireb neighborhood of Doha with the new Msheireb development rising above it. Much of this old part of Doha has been torn down as Qatar races to revitalize and modernize in time to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

A street scene in the old Musheireb neighborhood of Doha with the new Msheireb development rising above it. Much of this old part of Doha has been torn down as Qatar races to revitalize and modernize in time to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

 A construction scene on The Pearl with the Viva Bahriya Towers residential development in the background. The Pearl is an artificial island comprising of luxury residential estates and businesses. It is the first land in Qatar made available for ownership by foreign nationals.

A construction scene on The Pearl with the Viva Bahriya Towers residential development in the background. The Pearl is an artificial island comprising of luxury residential estates and businesses. It is the first land in Qatar made available for ownership by foreign nationals.

 A construction scene on The Pearl with the Viva Bahriya Towers residential development in the background. The Pearl is an artificial island comprising of luxury residential estates and businesses. It is the first land in Qatar made available for ownership by foreign nationals.

A construction scene on The Pearl with the Viva Bahriya Towers residential development in the background. The Pearl is an artificial island comprising of luxury residential estates and businesses. It is the first land in Qatar made available for ownership by foreign nationals.

 Expats enjoying the sun and sand at TaliaMare Beach in the Qanat Quartier development on The Pearl in Doha. The Pearl is an artificial island comprising of residential estates and businesses. It is the first land in Qatar made available for ownership by foreign nationals.

Expats enjoying the sun and sand at TaliaMare Beach in the Qanat Quartier development on The Pearl in Doha. The Pearl is an artificial island comprising of residential estates and businesses. It is the first land in Qatar made available for ownership by foreign nationals.

 A blue-collar expat is seen in the old Musheireb neighborhood of Doha. Much of this neighborhood has been torn down, and the residents forcibly removed, in order to build the New Msheireb development. Qatar is in a race to revitalize and modernize in time to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

A blue-collar expat is seen in the old Musheireb neighborhood of Doha. Much of this neighborhood has been torn down, and the residents forcibly removed, in order to build the New Msheireb development. Qatar is in a race to revitalize and modernize in time to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

 A boy and his neighbor are seen in the old Musheireb neighborhood of Doha. Much of this neighborhood has been torn down, and the residents forcibly removed, in order to build the New Msheireb development. Qatar is in a race to revitalize and modernize in time to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

A boy and his neighbor are seen in the old Musheireb neighborhood of Doha. Much of this neighborhood has been torn down, and the residents forcibly removed, in order to build the New Msheireb development. Qatar is in a race to revitalize and modernize in time to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

 A scene of one of the back streets of the old Musheireb neighborhood in Doha. Much of this neighborhood has been torn down, and the residents forcibly removed, in order to build the New Msheireb development. Qatar is in a race to revitalize and modernize in time to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

A scene of one of the back streets of the old Musheireb neighborhood in Doha. Much of this neighborhood has been torn down, and the residents forcibly removed, in order to build the New Msheireb development. Qatar is in a race to revitalize and modernize in time to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

 The door of a residential compound in the old Musheireb neighborhood of Doha. Much of this neighborhood has been torn down, and the residents forcibly removed, in order to build the New Msheireb development. Qatar is in a race to revitalize and modernize in time to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

The door of a residential compound in the old Musheireb neighborhood of Doha. Much of this neighborhood has been torn down, and the residents forcibly removed, in order to build the New Msheireb development. Qatar is in a race to revitalize and modernize in time to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

 A mosque is seen in the old Musheireb neighborhood of central Doha. Much of this neighborhood has been torn down, and the residents forcibly removed, in order to build the New Msheireb development. Qatar is in a race to revitalize and modernize in time to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

A mosque is seen in the old Musheireb neighborhood of central Doha. Much of this neighborhood has been torn down, and the residents forcibly removed, in order to build the New Msheireb development. Qatar is in a race to revitalize and modernize in time to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

 A minaret is seen as the sun sets in the town of Al Wakrah just south of the capital Doha.

A minaret is seen as the sun sets in the town of Al Wakrah just south of the capital Doha.

 A small mosque is seen in the beach-side village of Simaisma north of the capital Doha.

A small mosque is seen in the beach-side village of Simaisma north of the capital Doha.

 A mosque is seen through the fencing at the Family Beach in the village of Simaisma. Only families are allowed in the family designated beaches and parks.

A mosque is seen through the fencing at the Family Beach in the village of Simaisma. Only families are allowed in the family designated beaches and parks.

 A man is seen in the distance looking out at the sea in the town of Al Wakrah.

A man is seen in the distance looking out at the sea in the town of Al Wakrah.

 Large fishing pots are seen at sunset in the town of Al Wakrah.

Large fishing pots are seen at sunset in the town of Al Wakrah.

 A minaret is framed by fishing pots at dusk in the town of Al Wakrah just south of the capital Doha.

A minaret is framed by fishing pots at dusk in the town of Al Wakrah just south of the capital Doha.

 A large Sidra tree is seen in the desert. The Sidra represents perseverance, solidarity and determination in the minds of the Qatari people.

A large Sidra tree is seen in the desert. The Sidra represents perseverance, solidarity and determination in the minds of the Qatari people.

 A man is framed by branches of a tree on the streets of the Al Waab district of Doha.

A man is framed by branches of a tree on the streets of the Al Waab district of Doha.

 Part construction scene, part camel pen at Souq Waqif in Doha. Qatar is in a race to revitalize and modernize in time to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Part construction scene, part camel pen at Souq Waqif in Doha. Qatar is in a race to revitalize and modernize in time to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

 A camel is seen in its paddock in a small village located in the middle of the country.

A camel is seen in its paddock in a small village located in the middle of the country.

 Camels are seen in their paddock in a small village in the middle of the country.

Camels are seen in their paddock in a small village in the middle of the country.

 A horse is seen through a fence in the Al Waab district of Doha.

A horse is seen through a fence in the Al Waab district of Doha.

 People are seen enjoying the crystalline waters of Fuwairit Beach in the northern end of the country.

People are seen enjoying the crystalline waters of Fuwairit Beach in the northern end of the country.

 The light of the setting sun is diffused by fine particles of sand in the air giving the landscape an other-worldly feel.

The light of the setting sun is diffused by fine particles of sand in the air giving the landscape an other-worldly feel.

 The moon is seen rising above the desert in Zekreet at dusk.

The moon is seen rising above the desert in Zekreet at dusk.

 Looking out across the water from a construction site on The Pearl, the skyline of Doha’s West Bay neighborhood is barely seen through the haze at sunset.

Looking out across the water from a construction site on The Pearl, the skyline of Doha’s West Bay neighborhood is barely seen through the haze at sunset.

 The roof of the Marsa Malaz Kempinski hotel is seen in the distance from a construction site on The Pearl in Doha. The Pearl is an artificial island comprising of luxury residential estates and businesses. It is the first land in Qatar made available for ownership by foreign nationals.

The roof of the Marsa Malaz Kempinski hotel is seen in the distance from a construction site on The Pearl in Doha. The Pearl is an artificial island comprising of luxury residential estates and businesses. It is the first land in Qatar made available for ownership by foreign nationals.

 Construction of a residential tower at the Viva Bahriya development on The Pearl is seen in the evening. The Pearl is an artificial island comprising of luxury residential estates and businesses. It is the first land in Qatar made available for ownership by foreign nationals.

Construction of a residential tower at the Viva Bahriya development on The Pearl is seen in the evening. The Pearl is an artificial island comprising of luxury residential estates and businesses. It is the first land in Qatar made available for ownership by foreign nationals.

 The ubiquitous semi truck, this one carrying water, is seen at sunrise at a massive construction site just north of Lusail City.

The ubiquitous semi truck, this one carrying water, is seen at sunrise at a massive construction site just north of Lusail City.

 Richard Serra’s sculpture East-West/West-East is seen in the Brouq Nature Reserve northwest of the capital city Doha. The sculpture is about 1 kilometer long and each of the four steel plates rise 50 feet into the air.

Richard Serra’s sculpture East-West/West-East is seen in the Brouq Nature Reserve northwest of the capital city Doha. The sculpture is about 1 kilometer long and each of the four steel plates rise 50 feet into the air.

 Richard Serra’s sculpture East-West/West-East is seen in the Brouq Nature Reserve northwest of the capital city Doha. The sculpture is about 1 kilometer long and each of the four steel plates rise 50 feet into the air.

Richard Serra’s sculpture East-West/West-East is seen in the Brouq Nature Reserve northwest of the capital city Doha. The sculpture is about 1 kilometer long and each of the four steel plates rise 50 feet into the air.

 Richard Serra’s sculpture East-West/West-East is seen in the Brouq Nature Reserve northwest of the capital city Doha. The sculpture is about 1 kilometer long and each of the four steel plates rise 50 feet into the air.

Richard Serra’s sculpture East-West/West-East is seen in the Brouq Nature Reserve northwest of the capital city Doha. The sculpture is about 1 kilometer long and each of the four steel plates rise 50 feet into the air.

 Richard Serra’s sculpture East-West/West-East is seen in the Brouq Nature Reserve northwest of the capital city Doha. The sculpture is about 1 kilometer long and each of the four steel plates rise 50 feet into the air.

Richard Serra’s sculpture East-West/West-East is seen in the Brouq Nature Reserve northwest of the capital city Doha. The sculpture is about 1 kilometer long and each of the four steel plates rise 50 feet into the air.

 The shadow of our Jeep is cast by the setting sun on the Dukhan road.

The shadow of our Jeep is cast by the setting sun on the Dukhan road.

 Driving through the desert at sunset in the Brouq Nature Reserve.

Driving through the desert at sunset in the Brouq Nature Reserve.

 Dumpster trucks are lined up on their day off as the sun sets behind them. Desert dust is often in the air creating an other-worldly atmosphere.

Dumpster trucks are lined up on their day off as the sun sets behind them. Desert dust is often in the air creating an other-worldly atmosphere.

 The skyline of West Bay is seen in the distance. Living in Doha, means living in a veritable construction site. The landscape often changes as roads are laid and developments are realized.

The skyline of West Bay is seen in the distance. Living in Doha, means living in a veritable construction site. The landscape often changes as roads are laid and developments are realized.

 Men’s wedding tents are seen in a clearing off from a busy road in Doha. Men and women celebrate weddings in completely separate venues in the Gulf states.

Men’s wedding tents are seen in a clearing off from a busy road in Doha. Men and women celebrate weddings in completely separate venues in the Gulf states.

 West Bay, Doha’s business district and iconic skyline, is seen in the distance.

West Bay, Doha’s business district and iconic skyline, is seen in the distance.

 Expats enjoying the sun and sand at Nikki Beach on The Pearl in Doha. The Pearl is an artificial island comprising of luxury residential estates and businesses. It is the first land in Qatar made available for ownership by foreign nationals. The West Bay skyline is seen across the bay.
Qatar Nameplate 2.jpg
 Camels waiting to be sold at the Camel Market in the Abu Hammour district of Doha.
 A camel waiting to be sold at the Camel Market in the Abu Hammour district of Doha. They truly are such curious and gorgeous animals.
 A mercedes and a sewage truck are seen in a dust storm on the northern edge of Doha.
 Living in Doha, means living in a veritable construction site. The landscape often changes as roads are laid and developments are realized.
 A street scene in the old Musheireb neighborhood of Doha with the new Msheireb development rising above it. Much of this old part of Doha has been torn down as Qatar races to revitalize and modernize in time to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
 A construction scene on The Pearl with the Viva Bahriya Towers residential development in the background. The Pearl is an artificial island comprising of luxury residential estates and businesses. It is the first land in Qatar made available for ownership by foreign nationals.
 A construction scene on The Pearl with the Viva Bahriya Towers residential development in the background. The Pearl is an artificial island comprising of luxury residential estates and businesses. It is the first land in Qatar made available for ownership by foreign nationals.
 Expats enjoying the sun and sand at TaliaMare Beach in the Qanat Quartier development on The Pearl in Doha. The Pearl is an artificial island comprising of residential estates and businesses. It is the first land in Qatar made available for ownership by foreign nationals.
 A blue-collar expat is seen in the old Musheireb neighborhood of Doha. Much of this neighborhood has been torn down, and the residents forcibly removed, in order to build the New Msheireb development. Qatar is in a race to revitalize and modernize in time to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
 A boy and his neighbor are seen in the old Musheireb neighborhood of Doha. Much of this neighborhood has been torn down, and the residents forcibly removed, in order to build the New Msheireb development. Qatar is in a race to revitalize and modernize in time to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
 A scene of one of the back streets of the old Musheireb neighborhood in Doha. Much of this neighborhood has been torn down, and the residents forcibly removed, in order to build the New Msheireb development. Qatar is in a race to revitalize and modernize in time to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
 The door of a residential compound in the old Musheireb neighborhood of Doha. Much of this neighborhood has been torn down, and the residents forcibly removed, in order to build the New Msheireb development. Qatar is in a race to revitalize and modernize in time to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
 A mosque is seen in the old Musheireb neighborhood of central Doha. Much of this neighborhood has been torn down, and the residents forcibly removed, in order to build the New Msheireb development. Qatar is in a race to revitalize and modernize in time to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
 A minaret is seen as the sun sets in the town of Al Wakrah just south of the capital Doha.
 A small mosque is seen in the beach-side village of Simaisma north of the capital Doha.
 A mosque is seen through the fencing at the Family Beach in the village of Simaisma. Only families are allowed in the family designated beaches and parks.
 A man is seen in the distance looking out at the sea in the town of Al Wakrah.
 Large fishing pots are seen at sunset in the town of Al Wakrah.
 A minaret is framed by fishing pots at dusk in the town of Al Wakrah just south of the capital Doha.
 A large Sidra tree is seen in the desert. The Sidra represents perseverance, solidarity and determination in the minds of the Qatari people.
 A man is framed by branches of a tree on the streets of the Al Waab district of Doha.
 Part construction scene, part camel pen at Souq Waqif in Doha. Qatar is in a race to revitalize and modernize in time to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
 A camel is seen in its paddock in a small village located in the middle of the country.
 Camels are seen in their paddock in a small village in the middle of the country.
 A horse is seen through a fence in the Al Waab district of Doha.
 People are seen enjoying the crystalline waters of Fuwairit Beach in the northern end of the country.
 The light of the setting sun is diffused by fine particles of sand in the air giving the landscape an other-worldly feel.
 The moon is seen rising above the desert in Zekreet at dusk.
 Looking out across the water from a construction site on The Pearl, the skyline of Doha’s West Bay neighborhood is barely seen through the haze at sunset.
 The roof of the Marsa Malaz Kempinski hotel is seen in the distance from a construction site on The Pearl in Doha. The Pearl is an artificial island comprising of luxury residential estates and businesses. It is the first land in Qatar made available for ownership by foreign nationals.
 Construction of a residential tower at the Viva Bahriya development on The Pearl is seen in the evening. The Pearl is an artificial island comprising of luxury residential estates and businesses. It is the first land in Qatar made available for ownership by foreign nationals.
 The ubiquitous semi truck, this one carrying water, is seen at sunrise at a massive construction site just north of Lusail City.
 Richard Serra’s sculpture East-West/West-East is seen in the Brouq Nature Reserve northwest of the capital city Doha. The sculpture is about 1 kilometer long and each of the four steel plates rise 50 feet into the air.
 Richard Serra’s sculpture East-West/West-East is seen in the Brouq Nature Reserve northwest of the capital city Doha. The sculpture is about 1 kilometer long and each of the four steel plates rise 50 feet into the air.
 Richard Serra’s sculpture East-West/West-East is seen in the Brouq Nature Reserve northwest of the capital city Doha. The sculpture is about 1 kilometer long and each of the four steel plates rise 50 feet into the air.
 Richard Serra’s sculpture East-West/West-East is seen in the Brouq Nature Reserve northwest of the capital city Doha. The sculpture is about 1 kilometer long and each of the four steel plates rise 50 feet into the air.
 The shadow of our Jeep is cast by the setting sun on the Dukhan road.
 Driving through the desert at sunset in the Brouq Nature Reserve.
 Dumpster trucks are lined up on their day off as the sun sets behind them. Desert dust is often in the air creating an other-worldly atmosphere.
 The skyline of West Bay is seen in the distance. Living in Doha, means living in a veritable construction site. The landscape often changes as roads are laid and developments are realized.
 Men’s wedding tents are seen in a clearing off from a busy road in Doha. Men and women celebrate weddings in completely separate venues in the Gulf states.
 West Bay, Doha’s business district and iconic skyline, is seen in the distance.

Expats enjoying the sun and sand at Nikki Beach on The Pearl in Doha. The Pearl is an artificial island comprising of luxury residential estates and businesses. It is the first land in Qatar made available for ownership by foreign nationals. The West Bay skyline is seen across the bay.

Camels waiting to be sold at the Camel Market in the Abu Hammour district of Doha.

A camel waiting to be sold at the Camel Market in the Abu Hammour district of Doha. They truly are such curious and gorgeous animals.

A mercedes and a sewage truck are seen in a dust storm on the northern edge of Doha.

Living in Doha, means living in a veritable construction site. The landscape often changes as roads are laid and developments are realized.

A street scene in the old Musheireb neighborhood of Doha with the new Msheireb development rising above it. Much of this old part of Doha has been torn down as Qatar races to revitalize and modernize in time to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

A construction scene on The Pearl with the Viva Bahriya Towers residential development in the background. The Pearl is an artificial island comprising of luxury residential estates and businesses. It is the first land in Qatar made available for ownership by foreign nationals.

A construction scene on The Pearl with the Viva Bahriya Towers residential development in the background. The Pearl is an artificial island comprising of luxury residential estates and businesses. It is the first land in Qatar made available for ownership by foreign nationals.

Expats enjoying the sun and sand at TaliaMare Beach in the Qanat Quartier development on The Pearl in Doha. The Pearl is an artificial island comprising of residential estates and businesses. It is the first land in Qatar made available for ownership by foreign nationals.

A blue-collar expat is seen in the old Musheireb neighborhood of Doha. Much of this neighborhood has been torn down, and the residents forcibly removed, in order to build the New Msheireb development. Qatar is in a race to revitalize and modernize in time to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

A boy and his neighbor are seen in the old Musheireb neighborhood of Doha. Much of this neighborhood has been torn down, and the residents forcibly removed, in order to build the New Msheireb development. Qatar is in a race to revitalize and modernize in time to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

A scene of one of the back streets of the old Musheireb neighborhood in Doha. Much of this neighborhood has been torn down, and the residents forcibly removed, in order to build the New Msheireb development. Qatar is in a race to revitalize and modernize in time to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

The door of a residential compound in the old Musheireb neighborhood of Doha. Much of this neighborhood has been torn down, and the residents forcibly removed, in order to build the New Msheireb development. Qatar is in a race to revitalize and modernize in time to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

A mosque is seen in the old Musheireb neighborhood of central Doha. Much of this neighborhood has been torn down, and the residents forcibly removed, in order to build the New Msheireb development. Qatar is in a race to revitalize and modernize in time to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

A minaret is seen as the sun sets in the town of Al Wakrah just south of the capital Doha.

A small mosque is seen in the beach-side village of Simaisma north of the capital Doha.

A mosque is seen through the fencing at the Family Beach in the village of Simaisma. Only families are allowed in the family designated beaches and parks.

A man is seen in the distance looking out at the sea in the town of Al Wakrah.

Large fishing pots are seen at sunset in the town of Al Wakrah.

A minaret is framed by fishing pots at dusk in the town of Al Wakrah just south of the capital Doha.

A large Sidra tree is seen in the desert. The Sidra represents perseverance, solidarity and determination in the minds of the Qatari people.

A man is framed by branches of a tree on the streets of the Al Waab district of Doha.

Part construction scene, part camel pen at Souq Waqif in Doha. Qatar is in a race to revitalize and modernize in time to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

A camel is seen in its paddock in a small village located in the middle of the country.

Camels are seen in their paddock in a small village in the middle of the country.

A horse is seen through a fence in the Al Waab district of Doha.

People are seen enjoying the crystalline waters of Fuwairit Beach in the northern end of the country.

The light of the setting sun is diffused by fine particles of sand in the air giving the landscape an other-worldly feel.

The moon is seen rising above the desert in Zekreet at dusk.

Looking out across the water from a construction site on The Pearl, the skyline of Doha’s West Bay neighborhood is barely seen through the haze at sunset.

The roof of the Marsa Malaz Kempinski hotel is seen in the distance from a construction site on The Pearl in Doha. The Pearl is an artificial island comprising of luxury residential estates and businesses. It is the first land in Qatar made available for ownership by foreign nationals.

Construction of a residential tower at the Viva Bahriya development on The Pearl is seen in the evening. The Pearl is an artificial island comprising of luxury residential estates and businesses. It is the first land in Qatar made available for ownership by foreign nationals.

The ubiquitous semi truck, this one carrying water, is seen at sunrise at a massive construction site just north of Lusail City.

Richard Serra’s sculpture East-West/West-East is seen in the Brouq Nature Reserve northwest of the capital city Doha. The sculpture is about 1 kilometer long and each of the four steel plates rise 50 feet into the air.

Richard Serra’s sculpture East-West/West-East is seen in the Brouq Nature Reserve northwest of the capital city Doha. The sculpture is about 1 kilometer long and each of the four steel plates rise 50 feet into the air.

Richard Serra’s sculpture East-West/West-East is seen in the Brouq Nature Reserve northwest of the capital city Doha. The sculpture is about 1 kilometer long and each of the four steel plates rise 50 feet into the air.

Richard Serra’s sculpture East-West/West-East is seen in the Brouq Nature Reserve northwest of the capital city Doha. The sculpture is about 1 kilometer long and each of the four steel plates rise 50 feet into the air.

The shadow of our Jeep is cast by the setting sun on the Dukhan road.

Driving through the desert at sunset in the Brouq Nature Reserve.

Dumpster trucks are lined up on their day off as the sun sets behind them. Desert dust is often in the air creating an other-worldly atmosphere.

The skyline of West Bay is seen in the distance. Living in Doha, means living in a veritable construction site. The landscape often changes as roads are laid and developments are realized.

Men’s wedding tents are seen in a clearing off from a busy road in Doha. Men and women celebrate weddings in completely separate venues in the Gulf states.

West Bay, Doha’s business district and iconic skyline, is seen in the distance.

show thumbnails