Looking back

A longer than usual halt at the traffic lights on way to work this morning was an opportunity to look back and see a queue of cars lining up behind us. Traffic is usually smooth at this time of the day in spite of the office rush and such halts are rather unusual.

That’s the way it is!

This is not a circus performance. It’s also not a joke. The images are real – from India. Such sights are common everywhere across the length and breadth of the country and makes one wonder what lies in store for road users in the event these precariously-balanced vehicles topple over. Having stayed outside India for…

Directions – in Black and White

One of Bahrain’s busiest highway junctions at night – with signposts guiding motorists in different directions – in Black and White!

The High Way

Nothing behind me; Everything ahead of me; As is ever so on the road —The Bahrain desert, Summer 2015

Winter Paintbrush

Seasonal flowers in full bloom on the street walk on a crisp winter morning in Bahrain’s capital, Manama. Such colours are seen only in the cold months, particularly in January and February, after which it starts to get warm. The extreme desert heat after that makes it almost impossible for such beauty to flourish.