Fisher Men of Bahrain

Over the last few days, a very large number of people have fished on the coast of Bahrain. This is particularly true on the seashore in Busaiteen and Muharraq, well-known ‘haunts’ for angling enthusiasts. While this has been Bahrain men’s favourite pastime for many generations, the activity intensifies as the winter ends and warmer weather sets in. Even local fishmongers report an increase in catch … Continue reading Fisher Men of Bahrain

Special Offer

We wanted Indian food today. And we did not want to have it at home! And we also did not want ‘fast-food’ and we wanted a state-of-the-art cozy place. So we went to Yalla-Yalla Restaurant in Al Safir Hotel and Towers. But there was a problem! They do not serve Indian fare. However, a quick call ensured chef Mohammed Alam prepared ‘home-made’ Punjabi fare for … Continue reading Special Offer

Wild life in the desert!

  These are some more pictures from the Al Areen Wildlife Park in Bahrain. Our visit last week was a revelation because we never expected so many varieties of birds and animals there. Of particular interest were the scores of giant ostriches and several varieties of deer – including the Arabia Oryx, not to mention several species of duck, geese, storks and pelicans. The park … Continue reading Wild life in the desert!