I hope you all had a wonderful New Year's Day.
Before the clock struck to 12 midnight, my family offered a Thanksgiving Prayer for the passing of wonderful 365 days in our lives, the abundant blessings that we have received from the Lord, the family challenges that we were able to overcome through patience and faith, virtues which have drawn us closer making us One With Each Other (OWEA) and One With God (OWG).
For our New Year's Eve Dinner, we had our traditional Pasta Carbonara, Chicken Cordon Bleu which I personally prepared, while my wife cooked Beef Caldereta and Macaroni Salad, while my children bought Tiramisu cake from Opera Cake House.
Despite the absence of fireworks display and confetti, welcoming 2010 was the best New Year celebration that my family have, as we share dinner and a bottle of Asti Champagne with our 2 OFW kababayans guests who experienced their first taste of New Year celebration outside the Philippines.
Nothing beats the outdoors especially the winter season. This New Year's like most, a stroll in the park is our family event that begins at 4:00 pm, this time we headed to The Pearl-Qatar; a Riviera-style man-made island developed in an exclusive environment in Doha,Qatar and the Middle East's most glamorous address.
We take a tour on the Porto Arabia, the home to The Pearl-Qatar's main harbor. The Island’s first phase was set around a colorful waterfront, a lively 2.5 kilometer pedestrianized concourse lined with fine shopping and dining, its architecture inspired by the best French, Italian and Spanish architecture.
It was fantastic, its a very nice to have a place like this to go walking, an experience of cosmopolitan atmosphere as we walk to the boardwalk filled with coffee shops, it's really fun, as it is shown in our faces, join us as we tour the island.
A Cosmopolitan Flair
Gift boxes to be unwrapped
My wife's favorite Ferrari
We have agreed on this ONE
Harbor at night