Spring in the Arabian Peninsula 2015 – Part One
Normally I spend a lot of time carefully crafting a narrative to accompany my photos. This time I have already written my most interesting vignettes from my recent 3 1/2 week trip to the Arabian peninsula so I am instead simply going to present my favourite photos in the hope that they, accompanied by their captions will be of interest to those who don’t travel to the Middle East as often as me, or perhaps even those who do.
Arabic coffee prepared by the wife of my staff member with delicious kunaffa stuffed with white cheese.
Spring flower festival
The cheapest petrol that you’ll ever find is right here with 60 litres for $9.60 (USD)!
I took my colleague into Manama souk for his first time. We had a nice meal and then wandered aimlessly down the alleyways looking at spices and cheap Chinese merchandise. We were lured into this tiny alleyway where old men reclined sipping coffee. We were served tasty cups of coffee and offered a tin of skim evaporated milk with added canola oil but we declined
Typical shop in Manama souk. This was down the tiny alleyway where we had our coffees
Can you think of a more salubrious lunch location than this place that I was taken for a business lunch while in Kuwait?
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