Saturday, 2 October 2010


More swap cards... This is my first received written and stamped postcard from Bahrain. :) Thank you, Saleh!

I don't really know too much about Bahrain... except that it's a pretty tiny country. It's actually an island country, in the Persian Gulf, ruled by the Al Khalifa royal family. While Bahrain is an archipelago of thirty-three islands, the largest (Bahrain Island) is 55 km long by 18 km wide.

In 2008, Bahrain's population stood at 1.05 million, out of which more than 517,000 were non-nationals. Though majority of the population is ethnically Arab, a sizable number of people from South Asia live in the country.

On this card you can see a replica of an Arabian well at High Way of Adhari Park, an amusement park in Bahrain.

As for the stamp, it looks like it shows the King of Bahrain, Hamad ibn Isa Al Khalifa.

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