Burial mounds cover 5% of Bahrain’s landmass. Towns like A’Ali swerve around the tombs.
It is fun to drive out to the Saudi Arabia border on the King Fahd Causeway but the haze was so thick I could hardly see anything. Back over by the airport, the water is a oily muck.
Near the causeway is the Al-Jasra House and nearby government-run craft center.
Every town worth its sand has a fort, many of which are being spruced up.
Muharraq Island holds the airport and dense neighborhoods with classic buildings.