Where have the old coffee pots gone – Photo #8

In the Arab world there are a few unique objects that are traditional Arabic – coffee pot and incense pot are two that come to mind.  One that is typically seen as statues in major cities is the coffee pot.

In traditional settings, before meetings with Arabs and during celebrations Arabic coffee is served before the meeting or celebration begins.  It is a process and takes some time.  No sense in trying to hurry it along.

Passing through Souq Waqif in Doha one day we came across an antique (junk) dealer and here we found this collection of old and corroded coffee pots.  It symbolizes for me the hundreds of years of tradition in the Arab world that all the oil and gas money in the world won’t change.

I hope you enjoy the picture.

Advertisements

About Jerry Harrison's Photo blog

Just sharing images I've taken that I think are worth sharing, and a little of the story behind them. What is a photo worth if you don't know why it was taken.
This entry was posted in 100 Favorite Images and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s