Waiting in a tiny tailor’s shop in Manama souq. The guy cleaning in the sandwich shop across the way couldn’t help but stare. It’s common for folks to simply stare, in Bahrain. All you can do is look back, smile, pick up your camera, and […]
Fade to black. On a hazy, mysterious, dusty night. The horizon fades to nothing on days when the weather report is “widespread blowing dust”. These sorts of days drive me, equally, to want to huddle under blanket and wait til everything “blows” over and get […]
It’s not just noise. It’s dust. Thick and heavy in the air. It makes the landscape look like something from another planet. Or possibly another time. In this case, definitely another planet. From the roof of the building, it looks like this scene was from […]
The weather has been all over the place in the last few days. Stunningly warm winter days with hazy, cloudy skies. The kind of haze that lingers through the day and dissipates at night. And then three days later, the temperature drops seven degrees and […]
Take away the honking car horns, sounds of revving motorbikes, and all the noise of highway traffic, you’re left with a peaceful scene. The garish lights on the buildings actually look quite beautiful. Even if they’re all oddly shaped. Bahrain, you ain’t so bad.