Skip to comments.Qatar Urges Tourists to Dress Modestly When Coming to Town for the World Cup
Posted on 05/29/2014 6:49:20 AM PDT by goodwithagun
Qatar's capital city, Doha, has just been chosen as the venue for the 2022 World Cup. And while many locals are busy celebrating the exciting news, others are thinking about how an influx of tourists might affect the small Middle Eastern nation.
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I strongly recommend The Great Match, a 2006 movie - based loosely on three locations. One is in Mongolia where the Mongolians and the Russians soldiers end up watching together in a yurt with the TV powered by the only electric line within hundreds of miles; the Amazon jungle where the indigenous people give up trying to use their man powered generator to power their tiny TV and sneak into the compound with the soldiers; in the middle of the Arabian peninsula where one group has the TV and they have to find the “tree” which is a metal pole that they can use to put the antennae up. The broken down old bus provides the power. They all then watch the game.
Start with 5 minutes of free kicks that will assure a score, then proceed with the...game.
But I thought it was racist to demand foreigners adapt to your culture.
Let me guess...grandpa was only a guard at the camp, right?
Will Qatar even be Qatar in 2022 ?
If this goes well, meaning that fewer than 1,000 foreigners are beaten, shot or beheaded, Qatar could be in line for a Winter Olympics.... (heh)
Don’t think there is going to be much of a concern about modesty during the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.