Souq Seekers social event

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Well we’re planning a bit of an outing and we thought it’d be nice for all you ILQers to come and meet each other.

Of course if it’s your first time, don’t worry, we’re a friendly bunch!

I’m planning next Wednesday 25th (or Thursday 26th) at 7:30 at Souq Wagif. Come and enjoy some nice traditional food and a fresh juice.

Oh and it’s all on ILQ! So leave your wallets at home!

Confirmed:

amnesia
Sandman
Saracute
MT
Anzan +1
Amkatir +1
QA Guy + 2
Marie-Lys
Antoinette + 1
Dr. +2
SM5
Cheese
Husam
Voda Guy
Andrez + 1
Yuji +2

  • Richy

    Hi, I’m an 8 day newby to Qatar. I’m staying near the Ramada – how far is this from the Souq Wagif?

  • Kei

    Nothing in Doha is really that far. Souq Waqif is close to the Central Bank and the corniche.

    You’d have to take a taxi from Ramada because it’s definately not walking distance.

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