Qal’at al-Bahrain: Ancient Harbour and Capital of Dilmun

Qal’at al-Bahrain: Ancient Harbour and Capital of Dilmun - UNESCO World Heritage Site

From the World Heritage inscription for Qal’at al-Bahrain: Ancient Harbour and Capital of Dilmun: Qal’at al-Bahrain: Ancient Harbour and Capital of Dilmun is an archaeological site comprising four main elements: an archaeological tell (an artificial hill formed over time by successive occupations) of over 16 hectares, immediately adjacent to the northern coast of Bahrain; a …

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Last Day in Bahrain

Today I had an interview with Nina Lauri from the Bahrain Tribune. We went to Fort Bahrain, a World Heritage Site and talked for two hours. I learned more about Bahrain in those two hours than I did during the several days I’ve been here. It is good to have a local explain things to …

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Waiting in Bahrain

I’m in Bahrain. The flight was exceptionally short from Qatar. The time I spend on the runway was more than the time spent in the air. As far as I could tell, there are no ferries which run from Doha to Bahrain, and unless you are a GCC resident, you can’t take a bus without …

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