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Katara’s Traditional Dhow Festival 2016

Almost a month ago, Katara hosted the 6th traditional dhow festival. Dhows are traditional sailing vessels used in the Red Sea and Indian Ocean region and are an important aspect of Qatari culture. That important that some tourist activities in the region introduces a visitor to dhow, such as dhow cruises and this dhow festival. Judging from… Continue reading Katara’s Traditional Dhow Festival 2016

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Qatar Year of Culture 2016: China

This is the fifth year that Qatar Museums sponsors a cultural exchange program with other countries. For a whole year various activities, exhibits and programs are held to promote cultural awareness, appreciation and camaraderie between Qatar and its guest country. Last year featured the rich Turkish culture and it somehow brought me back to my… Continue reading Qatar Year of Culture 2016: China

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24 Hours in Bonnieux

Bonnieux, France Plus Beaux Villages de France Population: 1,408 in 2007 This is Bonnieux, France and the Luberon valley, our 2nd Plus Beaux Village de France destination. Due to our want to visit Roussillon, we positioned ourselves in this village, especially so that hotel rates in Lourmarin are beyond our budget. We found this boutique… Continue reading 24 Hours in Bonnieux