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Posted on November 30, 2015 by Sioux under General
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Although not huge by European museum standards, the Sheikh Faisal Bin Qassim Al Thani Museum in Qatar is certainly a fascinating place.

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Huge ornately carved solid wooden doors open up to one hall after another, each filled with a mix of relics; clothing & utensils of the time; paintings; sea going craft from the region; ancient weapons of war and some very old, but extremely well kept vehicles.

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With the late afternoon sun casting shadows in through the windows, the contrast of light on ancient wooden furniture, set against roughly hewn stone walls made for warm gentle tones.

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The exterior of the fort-style building was a perfect foreground for late afternoon photos.

 

A long, but thoroughly entertaining day!

 

2 responses to “A day at the museum”

  1. Pauline Smith says:

    Wow – that looks just so … calming. From the heat to the cold – what a contrast

  2. Ursula Evans says:

    Stunning Pics

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