We’re here!

11 Nov

After a very long break in Cape Town, Luka and I have finally joined Olaf at our new destination. The good news is that the name of my blog remains appropriate even though we are now in a different country. If you are a regular reader you may recognise this place…

It’s the city of Doha, in Qatar, and it’s our new home.  We are not that far from our previous home, Saudi Arabia. In fact, Saudi is the only border that Qatar has as it is a peninsular surrounded almost entirely by sea.

We lived here for 2 years before so it’s not completely new to us but it has changed and is in a continual state of upgrading. Plus this time we are here with a kiddo which makes life a little different. 

All the details of settling will be shared as they happen.

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6 Responses to “We’re here!”

  1. Toni November 11, 2011 at 6:56 am #

    Good Luck guys. Enjoy the life there. Big kisses xxxx

    • Philippa Brinkmann November 11, 2011 at 2:51 pm #

      Thanks TC. We’re not quite as cool or glam as the Carter-Wilsons in Vietnam but we are excited about new adventures in the new Land of Sand.
      Kisses back at ya x

  2. Helette November 11, 2011 at 1:46 pm #

    Yay…. you’re back….NOT!!!! Well at least you have internet again! Glad you’re safe, sad you’re gone again! Looking forward to your updates!Lots of love H & co. xxx

    • Philippa Brinkmann November 11, 2011 at 2:54 pm #

      I don’t know myself with internet access again, it’s pretty darn amazing. I have to hold myself back!
      You have NO idea how well the gifts from the girls for Luka went down on the plane. The 3 little cars (that are supposed to be keyrings) were played with all the way to Abu Dhabi while Sir Luka watched the Cars movies. Thanks again and love to you all. x

  3. Gayle November 12, 2011 at 12:10 pm #

    Up and running with your blog again, thats great news! Olaf must have been exhausted going off to work after only a couple of hours sleep……. well done! you both have the weekend to recover. A big hug to the ‘little traveller’

    • dustbusting November 12, 2011 at 6:11 pm #

      Hi Mom
      We all felt a little rough on Thursday but we seem to have recovered over the weekend. Olaf off to work tomorrow, Luka and I off to a mall nearby to join the Doha Mums group for coffee and meet some people.

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