// Bargain Bonanza//

293302_10150451431255833_1763799714_n 300147_10150451431170833_198754205_n 306357_10150451431650833_1870775198_n 386013_10150451431585833_662714799_n 382014_10150451431445833_700510992_n 380604_10150451431360833_1423429015_n 319918_10150451431040833_1898015552_n 317649_10150451430930833_578169172_nThis is what the streets of a particular quarter in Old Manama look like on the weekend. The well-known “Bangali Gali” (lane of the Bengalis) is a favourite haunt for workers of all hues as well as families eager to strike a bargain – be it to buy vegetables and other fresh produce, or sundry gift items. Needless to say, it is a nightmare for motorists and traffic policemen. Life, however,…

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The #retreat in #Muharraq #busaiteen #seaside #villa #shack #trees #path (at Busaiteen)

The #retreat in #Muharraq #busaiteen #seaside #villa #shack #trees #path (at Busaiteen)

The #shelter #majlis #arab #culture

The #shelter #majlis #arab #culture

// Whatsapp on a boat//

Whatsapp on a boat

The entrance

The entrance

Arabs – and Bahrainis – are well-known for setting up a majlis (meeting place) almost anywhere, especially in their homes – where men gather over the sheesha (water pipe), cups of Arabic tea and coffee and endless gossip. But this majlis I saw while on my usual “trip with the camera” takes the cake!

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The approach

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The ‘view’

In one of the most secluded areas on the Muharraq coast,…

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#manama #street on a #hot #summer #afternoon

#manama #street on a #hot #summer #afternoon

#bahrain #formulaone #f1 #race #track #bic #speed

#bahrain #formulaone #f1 #race #track #bic #speed

#dhow under @construction in #muharraq #bahrain

#dhow under @construction in #muharraq #bahrain

That’s the #glorious #bahrain #sunset #as seen through the #rear #view #mirror in #muharraq

That’s the #glorious #bahrain #sunset #as seen through the #rear #view #mirror in #muharraq

#aldarislands #bahrain #getaway #holiday #luxury #sea #ocean

#aldarislands #bahrain #getaway #holiday #luxury #sea #ocean

#fishing #trap #muharraq #bahrain #dhow

#fishing #trap #muharraq #bahrain #dhow

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