Seeking the Sun

We were at the exclusive island resort of Al Dar over the last couple of days and, besides the luxury of the pristine beach and the flip-flop of the gentle waves, were breath-taking sights of the sunrise and the sunset! Expectedly, I spent much time trying to capture those perfect shots of the two events….

Keeping in touch

This is a common sight among “single” expatriates in Bahrain, many taking a stroll on the beach to make the weekly call to their loved ones back home. In this age of cheap communication and advanced technology, it has become easier to keep in touch – a far cry from not so long ago when…

Fishing for Style

I have seen, and photographed, fishermen huts on Bahrain’s coast several times. But this is the only one I have spotted one with a ‘stained glass’ door. There are those with bedrooms, bathrooms, a porch, a living area, meeting rooms (majlis) and even full-fledged kitchens. Needless to say, they are all equipped with refrigerators, air…

Bahrain’s Falklands

A question I had asked several months ago has finally been answered. Why is a small island in Bahrain off the coast of Sitra and a popular tourist attraction, called Falklands? The yacht captain then had failed to explain, only saying, in broken English, “I no know.” But now a Bahrain Coast Guard officer lifted…