Diving Force

This monument to what Bahrain has always been known for – pearl diving – is a major exhibit at the Bahrain National Museum. Signifying what the nation once stood for and the difficult life pearl divers had to live, the monument attracts a lot of attention for all visitors to the museum, which also hosts…

Shrimp company

A “flotilla” of small “shrimping boats” sails off the Muharraq coast in Bahrain this morning. Special “protected” areas have been earmarked for people to catch shrimps close to the coast, where the waters are not too deep. Shrimping activity is conducted under the close supervision of the Coast Guard which makes it a point to…