Desert sunset

The beautiful and dense orange sunset over Bahrain’s Sakhir desert. And with the weather suddenly taking a turn for the better, at 25 degrees C, the feeling is awesome.

Mood’s wings

The third edition of the Bahrain International Air Show got under way at the Sakhir Air Base this morning. And, as with the last two events, held in 2010 and 2012, it was as if a lot of colour and glamor had descended on the usually desolate part of this island nation. It was once…

Scrap Sense

For the first time today, I drove to the Sakhir desert in Bahrain’s Southern district especially to take a look at the massive scrapyards in the area. The yards are well-known for people to find virtually any moving or other part of any vehicle that is either not available with car dealers or is too…