5 min read.Updated: 19 Jan 2019, 08:10 PM ISTNeeta Lal
The Qatari capital city of Doha is home to a medieval falcon souk that keeps the age-old tradition of falconry alive
I feel like I’ve stepped back a few centuries. In front of me are a dozen falcons of various hues and sizes perched on 2ft-high wooden pedestals stuck into a sand pit. The birds are all motionless, a small leather hood called burqa covering their eyes.