Bahrain 08 August 24th 2008 Had a few days in Bahrain on the way home...hot, bright and at least the photos were sharp again in the sunshine. It's certainly livlier than Abu Dhabi! Kate and I had to wear chaddors and scarves to visit the biggest mosque and our hotel was the ony place to get a drink (alcohol, anyway) in the area - and I was desperate for a drink after the antibiotic and kill Bill the amoeba pills I'd had to t ... read more
Middle East » Bahrain » Al Muharraq Bahrain's small size and central location among Persian Gulf countries require it to play a delicate balancing act in foreign affairs among its larger neighbors. Facing declining oil reserves, Bahrain has turned to petroleum processing and refining a... ... read more
After 22 years living and working in London...I've retired and now live in Valencia city, Spain. Most fantastic, buzzy, loud, festival-mad place I have ever lived!
Update: Autumn 2018, back to South-west England. Quite a change, but semi-rural, coastal living is fantastic!... full info