Window Shopping in the Market of Darkness

Market of darkness? The local name for Muttrah Souq is Al Dhalam Souq. “Al Dhalam” means darkness and “souq” means market. Muttrah Souq is located opposite Muttrah Corniche where it’s main entrance can be found. It was called Al Dhalam (darkness) Souq as the sun rays has no chance to penetrate inside due to the congestion of shops and some part of it are narrow alleys that I had to stop and let the person on the opposite side to pass before I proceed. Even though no sunshine inside the market, I find it very interesting, the atmosphere, the mixture of […]

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An Afternoon At Muttrah Corniche

Al Hamdul’Allah! as the arabic expression goes meaning “Thanks God!”, I’m finally back to my old self after some time of being a slave to work. Since 2nd half of 2011, I have been planning to come to Muttrah Corniche to enjoy the surroundings as in the old days where I used to visit this place for walking,  fishing, or just simply to breathe the sea breeze, finally it was realized. Summer has begun and at 5PM,the heat still made me melt like an ice cream under the sun as one OPM (Original Pinoy Music) says. I started my walk […]

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