The benches on the pier

Cloudy skies, the cool evening breeze and the high tide made for an interesting combination on Bahrain’s Muharraq coast. This fisherman’s ‘village’ is among the most picturesque on the island and one of the most photographed as well. I was just one among around half a dozen ‘cameramen’ positioned strategically to capture the lovely sights….

Bench from the past

This bench and picture are reminiscent of the bygone days in Bahrain. Set up in one of the ‘original’ parts of the 112 year old American Mission Hospital, it is a far cry from the waiting rooms we have at hospitals today. Strangely, however, there was no one waiting to see a doctor, enabling a…

Chained!

I observed this¬† man in Bahrain’s Muharraq Suq. Though it did not count for much when I clicked, the chains on the bench are ominous. Sadly, this signifies life for countless thousands in this part of the world – people who leave their homes and families in search of a good life but end up…

Framed

Bahrain’s “legendary” skyline, complete with perfect reflections in the surrounding waters of the Arabian Gulf, is pictured through the “frames” of a park shelter in the island of Muharraq. The warm and humid weather notwithstanding, a visit to this park always presents a perfect photographic opportunity at any time of the day or night.