The park at Al Areen

This rather surrealistic view of a park at Bahrain’s Al Areen Wildlife Reserve conveys the feeling one gets when relaxing there on a lazy weekend afternoon. While the reserve attracts thousands of visitors, this corner, surprisingly, is deserted, with most people in the midst of the hundreds of migratory birds, for whom this place is…

Keeping the Bahrain date

Flocks of flamingos have descended on Bahrain¬† to keep their annual date with the “warm” winter in this part of the world. The Al Areen Wildlife Park and Reserve is these migratory birds’ favourite haunt. A trip there during these months is a very pleasant experience. There are also thousands of seagulls, cranes, pelicans and…

Park Royale

The sun sets over Bahrain’s Arad Bay with scores of walking enthusiasts going about their daily business even as the severe summer heat has eased over the last few days. A sunset in Bahrain always presents a most beautiful sight and comes up with something unique each time it is photographed.

It’s been framed

The Shaikh Isa bin Salman Causeway and part of the Bahrain Bay development seen framed through a park bench structure on the Muharraq coast. A fishing boat, the high tide and the orange glow of the sunset complete the picture.

‘I just want to say, I love you’

This duo, spotted at the Muharraq Municipal Park this evening, were taking pictures of each other, possibly to send back to loved ones in their home country. The men, who looked like workers from Bangladesh, were happily posing, making sure the right background of the Manama skyline and the high tide are captured. Interesting to…