Mumbai? No, not quite!

We drove down to Mumbai on the way home from work this afternoon. The hunger pangs were severe and the traffic down to a crawl as usual at that time of the day. And, since Mumbai Spices, located within a mall on the way seemed like a good option, we decided to stop by. The…

The Sun Rises at Al Dar

The ever-glorious sunrise at Bahrain’s Al Dar Islands – one of the perfect getaway’s on the weekend. A short boat ride from the mainland, it’s a dream destination, with its luxury chalets, open air restaurants and lots of song, dance and barbecue. We have had the privilege of visiting several times, most notably when the…

Dream Gallop

I am so in love with this picture. Though it has featured on the blog earlier (December last year), another look today made me re-post. This is at the stables of the Bahrain Police, whose officers had put up a show in September last year especially for me to take pictures. They were kind enough…

Out of the window

We took a bus ride this morning. This is rather unusual in Bahrain for two reasons. One – there has never been (until now) any public transport that got you anywhere and, two, fuel is far too cheap in this country and there are far too many cars for anyone to really bother about taking…