All posts tagged “Bahrain

Bahrain, she glows

She Glows

It is so bright at night. The skyline in the city is lit up by not just streetlights, but the buildings themselves. Hotels and apartment blocks are all adorned in some of the most garish light shows. But it’s a great excuse to get the […]

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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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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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Al Fateh Grand Mosque

A walk around Al Fateh Grand Mosque

It took nearly three years but it’s done—finally ticked off Al Fateh Grand Mosque off the places to visit list. Built in 1987, Al Fateh Grand Mosque is one of the largest mosques in the world. A fact I didn’t know until I looked up […]

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