One of the amazing characters at the Souq!
Old man sipping tea at the old Qahwa “coffee house” in Muharraq Souq, Bahrain.
“The older the violin, the sweeter the music.”
I don’t follow fashion I set fashion!
They were sitting in a tractor listening to Indian music!
“It is good to know the truth, but it is better to speak of palm trees.” Arab Proverb
Leaving the city behind
I Want to share with you some photos I took today at Hussain Shuwaiter sweets coffee shop. Shuwaiter family is known for their sweets and traditional Bahraini halwa. This coffee shop is located near Shaikh Ebrahim cultural centre in Muharraq. I really liked the place it’s really cozy and lovely interior little traditional little […]
Afternoon with Flamingos ! Spent yesterday afternoon shooting mostly flamingos at the shores of Halat AlNaim and Halat AlSulta in Arad Muharraq. There was lots of birds too in various sizes and types but unfortunately I’m not an expert in the subject and don’t know their names! Will share a couple of photos from my afternoon with the flamingo! […]
Been touring Muharraq with the ladies of the photography club and by far our favorite hangout is Qahwat Khalaf (old coffee house). It’s a very old coffee house mostly used by old men who are very welcoming and we love sitting with them and hearing stories untouched by technology and modern age pains! I’m attaching some photos of […]
ABDULLAH AL ZAYED HOUSE FOR BAHRAINI PRESS HERITAGE & EXTENSION بيت و ملحق عبداللة الزايد لتراث البحرين الصحفي Another developed house part of Shaikh Ebrahim bin Mohammed heritage village in Muharraq This house is known for its uniquely beautiful interior and filled with history and culture The antique type Writer Parts of the house Bahrain First […]
I recently visited Kurar house which is part of Shaikh Ebrahim Bin Mohammed developed houses It is really and amazing project to retain a dying handicraft.. Please note that you can visit the house and watch the old ladies doing Kurar embroidery every Sunday, Tuesday and Thursdays 9-12 am. The exhibition Hall The Kurar Gifted Thoob […]
I visited Shaikh Ebrahim Centre many times but this is the first time I go purely to explore the place’s details and visit the surronding houses other than just passing by them! I’ll let the picture speak for themselves ! BTW the center does many cultural events so make sure to check their website for upcoming […]
My post today is about one of the most famous houses in Muharraq .. Yousif bin AbdulRahman Fakhro’s house Being a passionate photographer you just can’t let something beautiful pass by without documenting it with your camera I loved this house .. the architecture is so beautiful and you can really feel the history and heritage of Bahrain and Muharraq within […]
I recently visited Herf AlDeyar school of handicrafts in Muharraq I want to share some photos of this amazing place which is part of Shaikh Ebrahim Bin Mohammed cultural centre in Muharraq. The entrance Natural Light I Loved the handmade lights The school was open last year. Photo copyright: Rasha Yousif Here is some info about […]