Thirty years ago to the day, a genocide against innocent Sikhs in India started. Thirty years ago, also to the day, top ruling Congress Party politicians led gangs of goons who went about torching Sikh homes in several Delhi localities. It was also then Sikhs, young and old, who were butchered – shot, slit and tires flung around their necks and set ablaze. It was … Continue reading Remembering the Sikhicide
This is the Colosseum – and it’s in Bahrain! Yes, it is the same shape and look as the famous amphitheater in Rome, Italy – and perhaps inspired by its design, but this one hosts the offices of the country’s Electricity and Water Authority. This is one of Bahrain’s many brilliantly – designed buildings that have taken shape in the past decade and certainly one … Continue reading The Colosseum – in Bahrain!
This rather unusual picture was ‘made’ near the mosque on the Al Ghouse Walkway in Muharraq, Bahrain, just as the evening prayers started. I have photographed minarets and the moon in several stages but this is the first time both were captured together! Continue reading The minaret and the crescent
These dhows, at a corner of the Arad Bay in Bahrain, have seen better days for sure. Gone are the times when solid wooden dhows, made of imported teak from India, ruled the seas around the country, whether engaged in trade with far off lands or fishing. Dhows are now almost all steel and fiberglass and used primarily for fishing or sightseeing in the surrounding … Continue reading The grave yard
The beautiful and dense orange sunset over Bahrain’s Sakhir desert. And with the weather suddenly taking a turn for the better, at 25 degrees C, the feeling is awesome. Continue reading Desert sunset
Need I say more? Nothing could be closer to the truth! Continue reading Photography……Life
Very well said. Reblogging! Continue reading How much image manipulation is too much?