Bahrain’s pearl project

Until a couple of days ago, I wasn’t even aware this place exists in Bahrain. However,  a visit to Muharraq’s Coast Guard base revealed the excavations and restoration that have been going on for years. The site is now in the final stages of completion and a new museum will open shortly. And this will…

Old, as always, is gold

One of the several old houses on Bahrain’s Muharraq Island, which are earmarked for complete renovation as part of a comprehensive Culture Ministry project to restore historical buildings. This particular mansion, one of the oldest, is visibly in a dilapidated state, with even its once majestic walls almost ready to give way. However, the intricate…


This picture of Bahrain’s Arad Fort shows how much development has taken place in the last couple of decades. Now surrounded by large areas of heavy population, even until a decade ago, the fort ‘stood out’ with nothing around it for miles. One could then get a clear shot of the majestic structure and could…

Surreal Saturday

This artist apparently had had too much with one painting. He finally lost his head!

Why Bahrain is the coolest Arab country to visit

Bahrain is not only the most liberal Islāmic country within the Arab World, it is certainly the coolest! So, why should you visit Bahrain? Source: Why Bahrain is the coolest Arab country to visit