Qatar hosts the FIFA World Cup in 2022...still plenty of time to get ready (link).
by Ole Chavannes, 06 januari 2012
In the middle of the desert, suddenly a Qatari man stops his car to proudly show his falcon. It just ate a small bird, he says. It is the national hobby, also of the royal family (link).
A traditional tower in Al Kohr in the January sun. It is around 30C now.
The Persian Gulf, although on this side of it, people prefer to call it Arabian Gulf.
The desert can be more colorful than one might expect.