2014 Visit to the Middle East This is a photo journal of Jordan and Donny visiting our friends in Qatar and the Emirates in April 2014. Click on any picture to see a higher resolution slide show. Here is our ride to Qatar! Crazy architecture at the Abu Dhabi Airport. This is the lobby of the Hyatt Capital Gate hotel in Abu Dhabi. Pretty Swanky! The Hyatt upgraded us thank to our room not being ready and some gentle persuasion by our good friend Mr. Abdulla Another view of the awesome room. The pool on the balcony overlooking Abu Dhabi A Datsun Z Car at a friends shop in Abu Dhabi Another cool Datsun ZCar in Abu Dhabi One of our friends with a Nissan Patrol in Abu Dhabi The sun setting behind the sign of our good friends Alyasy 7 racing. A badass Sonny’s racing engine at our friends shop in the UAE Side view of the Sonny Bryant racing engine semi hemi 932, capable of 2050 HP plus! Headed into Dubai to visit more of our friends! a mysterious red Datsun Z series taking cover at Liberty Motor Sports in Sharjah On the road in Sharjah Jordan and our good friend Hisham Heading into the tower at the Yas Marina Drag Strip. Some of the pits at the Yas Marina Drag Strip. A view of the Yas Marina Drag strip from the tower. This is where tha action takes place! inside the tower at Yas Marina Drag strip. Nice! Jordan and Hisham overlooking the Yas marina Drag strip from inside the tower. Inside the World Trade Center Souk in Abu Dhabi Some local color in the WTC Souk. Donny and Jordan posing with a Police Sergeant Looking in some of the shops at the World Trade Center Souk A restaurant in the WTC Souk with lots of atmosphere. A colorful spice vendor’s stall. Donny and Jordan, the Spice Boys! More shops at the World Trade Center Souk Our good friend Mr. Abdulla, Jordan and Donny taking a selfie The back lot of Yas Marina, drag night. FInally get to see it in person. Our good friend Mr. Walid conferring with a friend at Drag Night. Donny posing next to our good friend Hisham’s mean Mustang Hisham tested, Jordan approved! Donny with our good friend Hisham Ebrahim A super clean old school Datsun 510 at the Al Numairy racing trailer Super Shop Kuwait is on Instagram. These guys are no joke! Our friend Mr. Walid Hanging with some of the next generation of racers. Mr. Walid and Donny under the bright lights of Yas Marina Walid with the little speedsters of the future club. Our friend Mr. Abdulla with a few of his many racing trophies Another awesome Datsun Z series by Khunaizi Racing Team Another view of the Khunaizi Racing Datsun Lining up at the Yas drag strip. Ready for takeoff! A view of the leaning Capital Gate Hyatt. This is an enhanced, nitrous equipped Cadillac CTSV owned by one of our friends. Very Nice Donny waving his terrible towel in the Middle East This is the lobby of the InterContinental Hotel in Doha, Qatar Some of the amazing architecture in Doha A little bit of the skyline in Doha Qatar Those are the Zig Zag towers in the distance. Who comes up with this stuff? This is a peek under the hoof of the Turbo Charged Tahoe our friend Mr. Hamed built The original City Car Qatar. Our very good friend Mr. Bader’s baby. The Torch Doha hotel, also know as the Aspire Tower This is City Car Qatar’s newest location. Very classy. Inside the office of City Car 2 Here is a sign showing some of the many Brands represented at City Car Qatar City Car 2 at night. One of the many display’s inside Mr. Bader’s shop. Jordan and our good friend Mr. Bader in front of the City Car sign. From left it is Mr. Bader Al-Sulaiti, Donny Jordan and Mr. Hamad Jordan and Donny with the City Car Qatar Sign Another view of the Aspire tower at night Inside the Mall in Doha Some of the amusements inside the Mall in Doha A view of the Doha skyline from the InterContinental Visiting the Al-Anabi Racing Garage A super trick Yellow GTR at the Al Anabi shop Donny and our good friend Mr. Hamad ready to eat. From the Left is Mr. Majed, Jordan and Mr. Hamad at 5Star Auto Shop in Qatar Here is Donny waving his terrible towel again. This time in front of the Aspire tower in Doha Some more of the crazy architecture in this beautiful city. Visiting Souk Waqif in Doha This is an old fashioned outside mall in the heart of Doha, Qatar Visiting an exotic bird shop in Souk Waqif This parrot says ” Do you know who you are talking to…?” More birds at the Souk Jordan and Mr. Bader at Souk Waqif Some crazy stilt walkers in side the Souk Another picture of the crowds and stilt walkers inside Souk Waqif Some of the Old Fashioned storefronts inside the Souk From left is Donny, Jordan and Mr. Bader A birdseye view of Jordan and Mr. Bader at dinner One of the back alleys at the Souk. Makes you feel like you are back in time. Mr. Bader, Jordan and Donny taking a selfie! The skyline of Doha at night Some crazy lit up Buildings in Doha These are the Pigeon towers by the Katara Mosque. A Minaret at the Katara Mosque. A view of the Katara Mosque The Golden Minaret at Katara A woman baking bread the old way at the Katara cultural village This is the Katara Amphitheater. Very impressive! Jordan And Donny ready to perform at the Katara Amphitheater Jordan and our friend Mr. Bader inside the Amphitheater This is the spectacular view from inside the Amphitheater Jordan and Mr. Bader in front of the Amphitheater doors. Our good friend Mr. Bader and his Mercedes AMG G-wagen This is part of the Falconry Society building. The Marina at the Pearl Mall The frozen Yogurt factory Mr. Bader, Jordan and Donny taking a break at Mr. Bader’s Frozen Yogurt Factory Donny and Jordan goofing off at the Yogurt shop in the Pearl. Look at these beautiful canals they built at the Pearl. We thought we were in Venice for a minute. Another view of the beautiful canals at the Pearl Sun Setting on one of the Canals at the Pearl Jordan and Mr. bader working a deal by one of the Canals at the Pearl Donny and Jordan enjoying some of the awesome architecture and the air conditioning inside at the Pearl Mall New style meets old style across the waters A cool traditional looking building at the Pearl A nice view of the Doha skyline from the Pearl Marina A few Luxury yachts at the Pearl marina near sunset. A converted Luxury wooden Dhow at the Pearl Marina. A scenic view across the water from the Pearl, Doha Nice view of part of the Pearl Marina at dusk. Jordan and Donny chilling by a fountain in the Pearl. A Fountain in the Pearl. Mr. Bader and Jordan walking on the Pearl Mall Our good friend Hisham messing around with what looks to be an LS equipped vintage Land Cruiser. Donny and our friend Mitch from Liberty Motor Sports in Sharjah One last look at Doha. What a beautiful place!