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Progress?

Progress?

Construction is everywhere. Apartment blocks, malls, offices, villas—there’s something new getting built almost everywhere on this tiny island. Even the country itself is being “built”—land reclamation is happening at a rate that’s actually hurting the natural environment. Not a happy thought. There’s seemingly no sort […]

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Shamal of a Weekend

Shamal of a Weekend

The weekend has been shrouded in dust driven by one hell of a shamal. The wind was blowing so strongly on Saturday morning, the whistling it created through the balcony doors actually woke me up. My living room sounded like it was possessed. It’s a […]

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Beautiful Muharraq

Beautiful Muharraq

I‘ve already said it, and I’ll say it again—I love wandering around Muharraq taking photos of the streets, people, and buildings. There’s so much history in one tiny area. I have yet to properly explore the countless famous old houses in Muharraq—Bin Matar House, Sheikh […]

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Under blue skies

Under blue skies

Blue skies dominate Bahrain almost every single day. Though some days they’re less than blue thanks to a haze of sand and dust. Regardless, I’ve become used to seeing sun and blue skies every day. But, that doesn’t make them any less beautiful. I can […]

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Colours under dusty skies

Colours under dusty skies

There are only a handful of different types of weather in Bahrain—hot, not so hot, and dusty. This day was a dusty day. It’s not just the sky that turns a boring shade of grey—everything does. Everything at the Bahrain International Circuit is grey or […]

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The sea down below

The sea down below

The aforementioned crowds down below at the Bahrain International Circuit, during the Bahrain Grand Prix. Taken less than an hour before the big Formula One race, the crowds were at their biggest. People flowing in and around the area, heading to the grandstands to find […]

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From up above

From up above

This past weekend was the Bahrain Grand Prix, and the best time to take a bunch of photos—from the races to the people all around. And there are usually so many people around, everywhere. Vast crowds of people, going from one place to the next. […]

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Alien Landscape

Alien Urban Landscape

There are few areas in Bahrain that don’t have some sort of construction going on. It seems like there’s a new high-rise going up every other day. And no two rarely look the same. The area where I took this shot is the perfect example […]

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Hazy, winter sunset

Sunset Watching from Bahrain Fort

During winter Bahrain comes alive. People are outside making the most of the cool weather, especially in places like Bahrain Fort. Which is one of my favourite sunset watching spots. Bahrain Fort is probably one of the most famous tourist sites in Bahrain. It’s a […]

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This Unapologetic Wall

This Unapologetic Wall

This bright yellow wall and blue door felt slightly out-of-place in Muharraq. Buildings here are usually white, beige, or some other neutral colour. The buildings blend into the desert like landscape they sit in. And then there’s this. Unapologetically standing out next to the grey […]

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