Morning feast

Nothing like a traditional Bahraini breakfast at the start of a working day. And that’s what happened today. It always happens. I start work very early in the day and that means no (or a very hurried) breakfast. That also means I have to ‘exist’ on tidbits (and the occasional tea and coffee at “peepa”…

Sight seeing

It was low tide and when that happens, the sea smells. Really, it does! Add to that the high humidity and it becomes rather unbearable walking on the coastline. It was my idea of escaping the elements that I hastily got into the air-conditioned confines of the car only to see this rather surreal sight…

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 humid out there

We got the first taste of this summer season’s killing Bahrain humidity yesterday as we went out for our customary walk on the coast. And since it felt very hot, we drove down the few hundred yards, deciding to get out of the car and walk. And, as usual, I stepped out with the camera,…

Cheat Day at the Walkway

We went out for a drive this evening! It was meant to be just a drive. Ended up at the local McDonald’s store and burgers and wraps followed (what else). We still wanted to “drive around” so we did. Did not wish to go home at that stage so drove to one of our favourite…