The Amby – in Bahrain!

Look what I found – in Bahrain – today! It’s the Ambassador – the car that India once loved. This was that all-time favourite of virtually anyone in the country, anywhere, who owned a car until the automotive revolution signalled the beginning of its end and it finally breathed its last on Mat 25, 2014,…

View from the seat!

The car rear view mirror is rather dirty but, nevertheless, it is a stunning view of the setting sun from the driver’s seat!

Park Royal

When I first saw this sight a few weeks ago, I thought a car had just fallen out of a parking lot. Then, again, I saw it the same night and it was still there, hanging precariously as if for dear life. Silly of me not to have realised it was just a prop on…

Relics from the past?

  Ever since I re-blogged a post by The Talking Violin (http://thetalkingviolin.com/) on the “retirement” of the vintage VW Van yesterday, I have been thinking of my own childhood and the “autos” that were in use in those days.  My earliest memory is of my whimsical uncle’s Lambetetta scooter (left) which he was very proud and…

Old IS Gold

This old man, who cleans cars at one of Bahrain’s five-star hotels, is the perfect example of the “one’s never too old to work” adage. Though I have spotted him several times in the parking lot and always declined his offer of cleaning my car, this one I time I was unable to since the…