A breath of fresh air!

In spite of the traffic chaos and the population explosion over the last decade, Bahrain is still one of the most road-friendly places in the world, as can been see from this set of pictures, taken from a skyscraper on Exhibition Road. Not only that, there are still plenty of open – and green –…

Colour from Kerala

Kerala is incredibly green – and awash with colour! This is perhaps because of its very wet climate, proximity to the sea or just His blessings. Whichever way you look at it, you will see there is never any dearth of a splash of colour – an awesome variety of flowers, plants and shrubs of…

Spoil Sport

Sticking with the subject of the (rare) rain in Bahrain, another casualty was (and still is), the country’s only real cricket ground – at the Awali township. Anything more than an hour of rain and the entire playing area turns into a huge lake which can sometimes takes days to come back to its original…

Destination Desert

Bahrain’s annual camping season has been well under way for the last few weeks and will continue until April. Traditionally, these few months, thousands of Bahrain’s families set up ‘camp’ in the vast rocky areas in the south of the country in an area they then call home. During those few months, enterprising businessmen set…

Time Flies

This picture is the perfect blend of the traditional, the modern and the future in Bahrain. Taken from the Arad coast, it shows a fishing boat in the muddy waters of the low tide, some of Bahrain’s most modern buildings of the capital, Manama in the background and more construction on the way with new…