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The last sunset

As the sun sets on 2015, it’s curtains on a year one will be glad to see the last off. Notwithstanding the colossal tragedies the world at large, and the Middle East region in particular, was challenged with, and faced, during the last 365 days, the year passed off rather quickly. As we walk off…

Sunset, Sun, Colour, Beautiful, Beach,

No one ever said sunsets are boring

This is a beautiful Bahrain sunset – yet again. This is one magical aspect of this tiny island nation, and each time I step out with the camera, it creates an extremely vivid, and unreal feeling. This quote by John Ruskin sums it up beautifully: At sunset, nature is painting for us….day after day….pictures of…

Trash this beach!

This is the scene at Mumbai’s “world-famous” Juhu Beach. It was low tide and raining but there were still some waves coming in. Scores of people were walking on the sand along the coast while several scores of others were playing football. That is the good part! But one look at all the litter and…

It’s humid out there

We got the first taste of this summer season’s killing Bahrain humidity yesterday as we went out for our customary walk on the coast. And since it felt very hot, we drove down the few hundred yards, deciding to get out of the car and walk. And, as usual, I stepped out with the camera,…

Desolate

These trees at Bahrain’s Zallaq beach on the country’s Southern shores present a rather desolate and depressing look on a hot but windy summer afternoon. Perhaps Bahrain’s only piece of land that resembles a regular beach, Zallaq is visited by hundreds of people every weekend who come there to get a feeling of being “at…