Reflection in glass

The Bahrain National Theatre building is one of the most iconic in the country, blending modern and traditional architecture. This amazing structure is built on the side of a man-made lake within the National Museum complex and annually hosts a slew of national and international events.

Finally – the real taste

I was missing the real taste of of the real Punjabi style cauliflower for the last many years. But that changed a couple of days ago when the first “flower” emerged from our little organic garden. Rajubhai, the gardener, proudly showed off the “harvest” and suggested it be cooked immediately so that it doesn’t get…

The archway at the Fort

Known as Dilmun in ancient times, Bahrain’s rich trading history is reflected in numerous archaeological digs around the island. Qalat al-Bahrain site (Bahrain Fort site) is among the most exciting of them and is registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The fort is located atop a 17.5 hectare artificial hill that has been built…

Paint Job

Empty paint cans are used in a very artistic way to decorate a sidewalk in Bahrain’s Adliya. The whole area is part of “Block 338”, set up by a group of volunteers going under the banner of Al Riwaq Art Space. Source: Paint Job

My Ghost Story

Originally posted on MANDEEPSINGS:
The service gaps within the tunnel where we supposedly fell The area where we had been trekking As I sat watching ‘My Ghost Story’ on television last night, I recalled the “ghost” I had “experienced” as a teenager way back in the late 70s during a trek in the hills. As…