All lighted up

Bahrain’s all lighted up for the last few weeks. While it is the traditional holiday season in the Western world, Bahrain has its own celebrations. The festive season in Bahrain starts from December 16, which is the National Day. This is followed the next day by the anniversary of His Majesty King Hamad’s accession to…

Celebrations

In celebrating Bahrain’s National Day, now only a couple of days away (December 16), the island is all brightly decked up. These shots, taken on and from Muharraq, display that festive spirit with one building in Manama draped up in the nation’s flag as well. Truly a great sight !

National Pride

With Bahrain’s National Day (December 16) and His Majesty King Hamad’s accession to the throne anniversary (December 17) round the corner, several ingenious ways of showing loyalty to Bahrain’s leadership have once again come up. This traditional fishing dhow, set up with pictures of His Majesty, the Prime Minister and the Crown Prince is the…

Getting Away

A bird’s-eye view of Bahrain’s Marina Club, the exclusive getaway of some of the country’s most-influential and well-known citizens and residents, who park their speedboats and yachts at the venue. Though busy throughout the year, it attracts most of its guests in the cool winter months, starting the end of September. But in spite of…