BAHRAIN. 1 dinar 2006

May the treasures of the land be brought into the storehouses of Heaven.

Bahrain is more of a common travel point for me, it being so close.  It's a bit more Americanized than Saudi and it's a nice place to spend the day.  Unfortunately this "icon" to the country, the pearl roundabout was destroyed during the demonstrations this year.

Pearl Roundabout Bahrain I can't believe it was taken down.

King Hamad of Bahrain

Current Monarchs who rule Hamad bin Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa is the King of Bahrain, having previously been its Emir. He is the son of Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa, the previous and Emir. The country has been ruled by the Al Khalifa dynasty since

Block 316, Manama, Capital, Bahrain,     Manama Skyline by, via Flickr

The skyline of the Bahrain capital Manama with the dominant of the Bahrain World Trade Centre twin-towers

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