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Why 56? Why?

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To anyone who has spent even a little time in Bahrain recently, they would probably be familiar with, or have been taken to the now pretty famous closed shop in the old Manama souq to stand against it and take some pictures. The abandoned shop’s door was taken over by Bahraini artist Ahmed Anan as an art installation. In the artist’s mind, he was asking the question “why” the shop was closed? The artist artfully depicts …

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Manama Panorama

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Manama Panorama, originally uploaded by malyousif.I took this panorama from the NBB Tower. It’s 41 images stitched together to produce this vista. If you look closely on the left, you will see the base of what promises to be iconic set of buildings in Manama in Bahrain Bay. …

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Seef Mall extension panorama

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Seef mall extension panorama, originally uploaded by malyousif.They’ve just opened the new extension at the Seef Mall in Manama. This extension cost around $40 million! I went for a quick visit this morning and I was impressed with the newly created spaces. There are hardly any shops open at the new extension other than a couple of coffee shops, but just walking along naturally lit marble and clean and spacious areas make me want to …

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