Windsor Tower Hotel Bahrain
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There are holidays in the sun, there are sun-drenched destinations, there are sunny climes, and reliably hot countries, but to date, nothing has come close to experiencing the crushing heat of Bahrain, the Middle East's only island nation. Getting attuned to the temperature was an ongoing process and a traveller's challenge of acclimatizing in a …
Wednesday 10th July, 9.30pm. First night of Ramadan. Wow! I just got back from a long walk on the nearby walking trail. The hot & humid night air was filled with prayers, chanted over loud speakers from the many mosques on camp. The beautiful, soulful sounds were coming from all angles........a truly unique ...
... by our own belongings & of course Riley is very happy to have all of his toys!
Riley has started summer preschool 4 mornings a week, 8-11am. He absolutely loves it & has many stories to tell us about his day. He has a number of friends who also go there, so it is all very familiar. Not once have we had any tears, so it is a sure sign that he is adjusting well to our new life & environment.
It is a bit of a challenge being indoors ...
... moving metal boxes that flows between the rows of shops in all cities. Or, they will be robbed if they, in seeking refuge from the boxes, enter a shop.
Shops exist to get money from pedestrians. All pedestrians have money. When you set up a shop it's the way to get the money from the pedestrians. You do this by convincing the pedestrians they need your stuff. All pedestrians are capable of resisting wanting something. ...
... week or more to catch up on the lack of sleep we had before leaving Adelaide as well as the jet lag & change of climate etc.
We have been here over 4 weeks now. A lot of that time has been spent sorting out blood tests, ID's, Iqama's (residence permits), exit/re-entry visa's, driver's licence (for Terry!), orientation of the compound, garden allocation of grass & plants, installation of irrigation, other house stuff ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services