Qatar by night Today we finished the project work and after tea the offer to check out the Souks by night was too good an offer to refuse. We grabbed a 15 minute bus ride and went down bank alley (Why? because the majority of the country's banks are represented there) I'm talking about a country that is 160km by 80km. One major city (Doha) and a huge amount of gas and sand. Bank alley has about 30 banks in one location, it either makes it really convenient or h...
Kev in the UAE
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Well, I'm in Qatar (Pronouced Cut r) More of the same Middle East but also totally different. There are no where near as many high rise towers but they are coming. The CBD is much smaller but the rate of growth is also phenomenal. Accommodation is scarce and you have escalating prices everywhere. Good old supply and demand. The Cognition contract here has had a long term lease (5 years) on an apartment block. The lease runs out in Feb 09. The landlord is not rene...