FDCL_Blog | Thursday May 19th, 2011
Posted by Stephanie Boyd for the New Internationalist blog
I have an extra day in Qatar, once the film festival is over. My friends encourage me to visit the desert – where I can ride camels or sand buggies and sleep under the stars – or go scuba-diving, or even catch a short flight to Dubai to go shopping.
The Persian Gulf holds many attractions for the intrepid traveler, but I’ve already made up my mind: for a media junkie, no visit to Qatar can be complete without a trip to the Al Jazeera TV channel headquarters in downtown Doha. Full story