Desolate

These trees at Bahrain’s Zallaq beach on the country’s Southern shores present a rather desolate and depressing look on a hot but windy summer afternoon. Perhaps Bahrain’s only piece of land that resembles a regular beach, Zallaq is visited by hundreds of people every weekend who come there to get a feeling of being “at…

Fair Feather Friends

I first came across this beautiful sight several days ago on my way home from work and today, armed with a camera, stopped by. In spite of traffic on the busy flyover, these seagulls on the railing and several hundred in the water below seemed to enjoy the sun, perhaps as a last adieu before…

Perfect antidote

New Year’s Day for me dawned with the annual visit of the dreaded flu as I woke up with a body-breaking fever and nausea. I spent the day in bed hoping it would pass in a few hours. And the moment I felt better late in the evening, I captured this awesome sight on stepping…

Cloud Nine

These intricate cloud patterns in the late evening sky this evening were made for an intriguing view. Some of the pictures, with the Manama skyline and the setting sun in the background, presented an even more awesome sight, with one left wondering at the power of nature and its capacity to forever inspire and amaze!  

Sun Flowers

These flowers manage to bloom in their full glory even in the extreme Bahrain summer conditions. As temperatures over the weekend crossed 44 degrees C in the desert, I found this very encouraging sight at the Princess Sabeeka Park in Awali. Though the flowers looked a bit “tired”, out in the open under the blazing…