In Egypt a new era has dawned, but the dawn has taken an ominous turn. President Gamal Abdel Nasser has just proclaimed the first in a series of nationalization...... more
In Egypt a new era has dawned, but the dawn has taken an ominous turn. President Gamal Abdel Nasser has just proclaimed the first in a series of nationalization decrees, the stock exchange has shut down, and its parking attendant, Sayyid, is staring at penury.
Advantages: ?? Disadvantages: Hardly any shops in Duty Free... No photography allowed.
...Qatar (Doha International Airport is very small). The duty free gold inside is much more expensive than anything outside in the city and there are very few shops. There is no organised layout to the way people are taken to their flight and people may also get very mixed up with the flight boards changing irregularly and without notice. The toilets (men's) have holes in the floors downstairs but I...
Advantages: 5* service, excellent food, clean big rooms with seating areas Disadvantages: None
...like you're dining at a really posh expensive restaurant. The selection of wines was also excellent, considering it's in Doha, which is quite a traditional place.
The hotel has it's own beach with lounging chairs. I didn't get to see the gym (I was on holiday lol) but a friend said he was really surprised with the facilities. Apparently they had every concievable machine. They also have...
Advantages: Clean, loads of seating areas, all flights were on time Disadvantages: Could maybe have some more food lounges
...Arriving At Doha Airport
When we arrived at Doha airport, we were taken by a shuttle bus to the main airport building. As you enter the airport, you will notice that there are two directions you can take which are well signposted. One path takes you to the main part of Doha airport and the second route takes you to any other connecting fights.
There is a small food court in...