Country of the day: Qatar
Official language: Arabic
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Population: 1.696 million
Time: Seven hours ahead of Lexington
Fast facts: Doha was host city for the World Indoor Track and Field Championships last winter. Summer temperatures often top 120 degrees.
WEG athletes: 11 are competing in two disciplines.
Food of the day
Cynthia Flint held a tasting tray, or flight, of the best-selling bourbons at The Kentucky Experience.
Cost: $8-$10 for a flight of three
Souvenir of the day
A tiny pair of black riding boots with Lexington, Ky., 2010 written in gold on the heels. The boots can be personalized with a name or monogram while you wait. Can be used as a tree ornament or pen holder. It's offered by Clay Chick Ceramics at the Trade Show. Cost: $15