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Travel Blogs from Manama
... extensively to become virtually vegan, thank goodness for salmon from Norway (not perfect but passable) and yoghurt, cream and cheese from organic dairies in UK and Ireland & an abundance of beautiful fruit and veg that I have never seen before to experiment with!!!!!
I sound like a bit of a bore I know, but look out W the inner earth mother has been awakened and I may be turning the sides of the house into veggie patches and chicken runs when I get ...
... so at least I know the prayer times and significance of certain times of year.
On the social front I have been asked to babysit this week and have the privilege of sharing a house with three puppies who love cuddles so that has helped me not to miss my little men at home. I have been to the supermarket again and found a few new things to cook with, including tomtillo's - yum, dodgy little long life sponge rolls with fake cream in ...
... I did make it to yoga once, it was yoga fit as promised on the schedule and I couldn't walk for about two days afterwards, must go again this week and see if I have improved. There have been fighter jets test flying at 1200 every day, they are kind of impressive but when they flew over head at 2330 at night I wasn't sure if sheltering under the bed would help much!!!! Fortunately it was only night test flights.
This is the last ...
... 3- Honk, call out for tea and tea comes to you.
This is definitely a culture shock for me. Something new I must say. A person is driving in his car, stops near a cafe, calls out for Chai and a worker carrying the cups of Chai that you ordered, to your car. You drop the money on the tray and you just drive off. Easy as that! Wow. I've seen drive-thru(s) but Chai-thru(s) is something really unique! I wonder if the Singapore government approves of ...
... can be like to
travel with a blonde in this neck of the woods as there were the
usual lingering stares and a couple of children came over to greet
us. To be fair though, the gawping wasn't just one sided as we got a
snippet taster of the culture, and the array of people in traditional
dress of burkhas, checked head scarves and kaftans.
Desperate for a way of
passing the time I broke all my rules and we spent at least two ...