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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It's pretty heavy out there

It’s Pretty Heavy Out There

Waking up to this sort of view usually means one thing—widespread dust. And waking up on the day I took this shot I assumed exactly the same thing. But I was wrong. It wasn’t dust obscuring everything outside, but fog instead. One of the densest, […]

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Bahrain's Food Festival 2018

There’s Always a Food Festival On

If there’s one thing that gets people out and about in Bahrain in winter, it’s a food related outdoor festival. Just look at all these people. (And yes, I’m one of them.) There’s a food festival on right now. Coming off the back of three […]

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Minaret and a Sunset

A Minaret at Sunset

Sunsets in Bahrain are some of the most beautiful I’ve ever seen. Especially during winter when there are actually clouds in the sky. Combine that with the mosques and their minarets dotted all over the place, and you’ve got something quite special. I took this […]

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Night Time Activities

Night Time Activities

There’s a lot of continuous construction in Bahrain. Especially in the area I live in. It’s not uncommon to see construction work going on at night. During the summer months, that’s when most of the work happens thanks to the scorching daytime temperatures. (Not that […]

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The Thing About Bahrain Is...

The Thing About Bahrain Is…

It was genuinely surprising to read that Bahrain had been voted one of the world’s best expat destinations. An overwhelming majority of folks seem to love living in this tiny country. After three years of living here, I can understand a lot of the positives […]

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Isa Town Local Market

The charm of Isa Town Local Market

Flea markets, jumble sales, car boot sales—they weren’t places I visited often, if ever come to think of it. Aside from the odd jumble sale put on at school for charity. And those I can barely remember. I’d heard about a flea market here in […]

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