InterContinental Regency Bahrain
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This is my second time to go to Bahrain, but the first time to actually have the time to pay a visit to different attractions and do other activities.
We arrived in Bahrain International Airport at around midnight. We rented a car and went to our hotel (Intercontinental Regency Hotel), and went straight to bed.
... to a farmers market, the organic butchers, free range chickens and eggs, milk from a local dairy, buy products with no palm oil etc etc. Here it is near impossible, everything processed has either palm oil or MSG or both in it. The only instant coffee is Nestle, all meat is Halal and the end line product of the live export process that I have demonstrated against in Australia and there is no such thing as free range eggs. I am having to change my 'normal' ...
... time to see it. Walking out of work at 1900 as the last glow of sunlight leaves the sky there are three white and ginger oriental looking cats lying on a car roof watching the security guards share their evening meal of lamb and rice, patiently waiting for the scraps and it doesn't look strange anymore to see a stray cat just hanging around, its kind of a harmonious relationship. The cats are not afraid or even very skittish, they will let you give them a pat ...
... 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 ...
... the kids for breakfast/lunch/supper/snack, and they were in pretty good spirits.
We waited in the transit holding pen for 45 minutes or so during the airplane servicing. D and I did make a run into the airport to go potty, and had to come back through the security check point. But at least we had left T and C inside so we had minimal stuff.
The flight to Bahrain went smoothly, but then D had an almost-meltdown at ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsInterContinental Regency Bahrain Manama
The hotel was clean, the food was good and the staff were friendly. We were comfortable staying at this hotel as we did not face any problems during our stay. The location is just perfect as it is close to Manama old Souq, you could just take a walk to the Souq without having to worry about parking.
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