Past and Pure

Two young girls play hopscotch on the street in Bahrain’s Muharraq neighbourhood. The country’s oldest ‘town’ is still home to hundreds of ancient houses and historical structures and the area’s residents identify strongly with old Bahraini traditions and ancient way of living. Many of Bahrain’s well-known tourist destinations are also situated on the island. Continue reading Past and Pure

To the Podium – Take One

This was the day I was waiting for. In a way, this is the beginning. For the first time, I had a picture taken by me feature in an exhibition the Bahrain Arts Centre. It felt good there – describing to guests where I took the picture and what camera and lens used. Suddenly, all eyes, it seemed, were on me. Some news photographers also … Continue reading To the Podium – Take One

Future Sense

While Bahrain is more than self-sufficient in oil and gas and has no worries at least for the next few decades, the leadership’s pragmatic approach has made sure there is heavy investment in harnessing the abundant wind and sunlight as well. This experimental wind and solar energy station in the Awali Township is the first such major step. Power from this facility is already energizing … Continue reading Future Sense