A trip to Bahrain’s Old Manama Suq can be exhausting if you are not able to stand crowds, the heat and the grime and the noise. But this is exactly what I did last evening. While I expected to catch some pictures of the old buildings and the stalls selling a variety of stuff, it was virtually impossible to do that in the pushing and … Continue reading Moods on the weekend
This week, as I complete four years of blogging and sharing thoughts, pictures and moments with thousands across the world, I look back to April 2013 when I wrote online for the first time. In the beginning, I thought this blog would be a platform to express an opinion, show off some pictures and, perhaps, share a recipe or two. I also then pledged I … Continue reading Farewell, another year!
They are back! Bahrain’s annual vacationers – the migratory birds – have returned! The first real sign of the weather easing up, cool evenings and mornings, is our feathered friends on the Arad coast. Taken this evening, this picture conveys just the start of the winter which, experts say, will be “severe” this time round, whatever that means. Though I have personally never experienced anything … Continue reading They are back
A splash of colour on the first day of the 2015 Gulf Air Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix. The annual event, held at the Bahrain International Circuit (BIC), will feature a night race for the first time on Sunday, beginning well after sunset. Thousands of people will visit the BIC over the three days, a majority of them coming to be part of the huge … Continue reading The Carnival’s Back In Town
I found these images of the setting sun at Bahrain’s Asry Beach in Hidd a visual treat. And all of them were silhouettes. Thus the compilation – and the headline! Continue reading Silhouette Saturday
This Ariel picture of Downtown Manama is from March 2009, when I went up in a chopper for the first time. The photographs I took then were some of the best I have. The overall skyline has not changed a lot since then, but for a few more skyscrapers that have come up. And, of course, two of the country’s best-known buildings, the Bahrain Financial … Continue reading Airborne
Resting a while after a walk in Arad, and fiddling with the camera, I randomly took a few pictures. Realising it was dark and not much could be “seen”, I nevertheless snapped away. And, to my surprise, came up with what I thought were some rather unusual shots. There’s an enthusiastic jogger running past me while three women are also heading in the same direction. … Continue reading The camera sees it all