Sunday, January 25, 2009

Museum of Islamic Art

Here is a short slideshow with pics from the museum trip yesterday:

20 comments:

  1. Those are some really cool artifacts!Catherine G

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  2. The guy on the horse looked more like a European Crusader. Was he?
    Bren

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  3. Hans F said

    Did the musuem interest you?

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  4. Hans F said...

    Those pots look over 50 years old!

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  5. Andrew W. says those artifacts are amazing. Are you bringing back any souveniers.

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  6. Hans-
    The museum was really neat. The outside looked super-cool. The city's skyline is just across the water behind the museum and it is a sight to see.
    re: pots being 50 years old- LOL

    Andrew- I bought some stuff today for my family, but I will bring some other stuff back to give out as prizes for people who write the best comments!

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  7. Rose S said:
    Those artifacts were so beautiful!
    My fav picture was the huge glass wall looking out to the water. :)

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  8. Rose said:
    What have you learned so far in Doha?
    Have you learned to say anything in Arabic?

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  9. It is very interesting to see how long the time span is. Katherine K.

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  10. mr. Haines i am speechless with their way of art!!! This art is .... Gorgeous!
    Megan G

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  11. Hi Mr.Haines!

    The art there is fantastic! I would really love to visit there someday! How is the weather in Qatar? Anyway, I hope you are enjoying yourself!

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  12. Hi Rose!
    I'll tell you all about it when I see you guys. I did learn some more Arabic. Most of it I have no idea how to spell though!

    Elizabeth-
    the weather is great. In the summer it gets unbearably hot, but luckily its not summer yet!

    Bren- I am home! Just landed 2 hours ago. I have a little something for the girls, too.

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  13. tommy S.
    I loved the art work! What was your favorite one. Are you having a lot of fun?

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  14. Trevor C.-
    The art work was pretty cool.
    But the shape of the museum was crazy.

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  15. James-

    That art work war awesome.
    Did have fun?
    I learned alot about Qatar because of the Questions.

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  16. This Video was very interesting! Did you learn about there language and their culture? What was the weather like there?

    From,
    Gabby M

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  17. Tommy-
    Yes it was terrific. Very busy but it was a wonderful experience!
    Trevor- the museum was great. Do you know what famous architect designed it?
    James-
    Good to know!
    Gabby-
    I did learn an lot while I was there. I met so many people from so many different cultures. The weather was nice this time of year- not too hot like in the summer for them.

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  18. TrevorG-
    Was it difficult getting arround there?

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  19. Trevor G-
    It wasn't hard for a few reasons-
    1. They drove us in a bus to the conference and to sight-seeing everyday and
    2. Our hotel was right in the city, so it wasn't hard to walk anywhere at night.

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