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Pier Imperfect

The Busaiteen coast in Bahrain, once a thriving collection of rustic chalets, is now being ‘cleansed’ to make way for a luxury waterfront development. The wood and stone structures, as well as the piers leading up to them, are fast disappearing and the ocean eating into what’s left of them. Presents quite a desolate sight…

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Looking Out

Bahraini youngsters on a pier look at the Manama skyline as they prepare to settle down for an evening of fishing off the coast of Muharraq. With the sizzling summer weather easing, particularly late in the evening, such scenes will become even more commonplace in the days and weeks to come.

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Colours of the night

I have taken the same picture from this spot dozens of times but this one last evening is the most unusual yet, thanks to my former colleague and photographer Hameed. As I stood trying to position myself to take that perfect shot, Hameed turned up as if from nowhere. He had been passing by when…

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A night at the museum

We were at the Opera last night. Well, not exactly! It was only a short trip to take some pictures but there was an ongoing opera at the Bahrain National Theatre and hundreds were present, going by the number of vehicles in the parking lot. That said, here are some shots taken well into the…

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Weekend Special

I took Tyson out unusually early this morning for the weekend! This is because he had unfinished “business” from last night and wanted desperately to go for a walk. And as we walked on the coast, I saw the sun about to come up. Hurrying home to fetch the camera, I was just in time…