Holi: Rang de Bahrain

Every year, thousands of Indians participate in the festival of Holi. It celebrates the beginning of the new season, spring. Originally, it was a festival that commemorated good harvests and the fertile land. Hindus believe it is a time of enjoying spring’s abundant colors and saying farewell to winter. What is Rang de Bahrain? The […]

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Friday Prayers at the Souqصلاة الجمعه في ساحة سوق المنامه

Every Friday noon the street of Souq Manama gets packed worshippers gathering solely for Namaz:Salah:Prayers. The men close their shops at the Souq and walk carrying their prayer rugs to pick a spot and wait for the afternoon Athan (call to prayers). It was my first experience photographing the Friday Prayers I didn’t know  where to stand without disturbing […]

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Heya Beya (Video)

Finally sharing my latest audio slideshow ‘Heya Beya’   Heya Beya from Rasha Yousif on Vimeo. Heya Beya is an old Bahraini traditional annual ritual which is inspired by Prophet Ebrahim and lessons learned from sacrificing his son . Eid Al Adha is also known as Feast of the Sacrifice. In anticipation of Heya Beya […]

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Cafe Lilou menu De Noël

#BahrainBloggers were invited for a first taste of Cafe Lilou special Christmas menu ‘Menu De Noël’ Being a regular at Cafe Lilou I wouldn’t expect anything but perfection from the chef and I was right! Everything looked and tasted so good The tables were decorated with adorable and delicious mini cheesecake balls dipped in Chocolates and hanged on golden trees       […]

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Some of the men I met

Roaming around the Souq with my camera I’m often asked are you lost or looking for something? No I’m not! Are you a tourist? I open my mouth and my Bahraini (more precisely Muharraqi) accent gives it away obviously I’m Bahraini. Are you a university student? Yes I’m (Though not mentioning graduating years back!) Aren’t we all […]

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Franky Joe’s new Seasonal Specials

#BahrainBloggers were invited to try the new Seasonal Specials menu items of Franky Joe’s hotdogs & subs located at Alosra Amwaj. New Seasonal Special dishes consist of one new item to almost every menu category to satisfy all tastes. What makes Franky joe’s hotdogs special is the freshness, quality, variety, customisation and uniqueness.     I’m a big […]

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