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
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
Though we go for an evening walk on the coast fairly regularly, this evening was a first in a very peculiar way. This is because we came across a bunch of ducks, taking a walk of their own! And the way they were waddling in a straight line – as if taking part in a military parade – gave the impression they took their fitness … Continue reading Duck Dynasty
This grizzly cub was seen playing to the galleries at the Al Aren Wildlfe Park and Reserve. Easily the star attraction, this playful creäture was the cynosure of all eyes during the weekend holiday rush at the reserve. Continue reading The Untyring
This very apt quote is what I have always believed in – ever since I started to take pictures with a Diana box camera and a Kodak Baby Brownie. I try to adhere to this even now, taking pictures that are not “seen” by the naked eye. I am not sure how far I succeed – or even succeed at all – but will continue … Continue reading That’s is the truth!
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!
Saw this interesting scene at the Al Areen Wildlife Park, Bahrain, where, apparently, a male duck was aggressively “claiming” his companion from competition! He was successful after a very brief struggle and the couple happily sailed away! Continue reading Lover Boy!