All posts tagged “Bahrain

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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Bu Maher Fort

Three Years in Bahrain

This past weekend saw me mark my third year in Bahrain. While there weren’t any celebrations, it’s enough of a milestone for me to remember the date when I excitedly hopped on a plane to my new home.

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Hazy, lazy, Bahrain

Bahrain in Photos: Dust

Dust storms aren’t uncommon in Bahrain. Far from a weekly, or even monthly occurrence. But I’ve got used to seeing “widespread dust” as a weather forecast on my phone. They can last an entire day, or be burned up in the midday sun. Sometimes the […]

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One month down—eleven more to go

One month down—eleven more to go

The other day I said to Anish, “the photo-a-day 365 project’s going well so far. It’s not felt difficult and I haven’t missed a single day yet”. It’s only been a month. But in the spirit of remembering to recognise and be proud of my […]

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