Bahrain with a difference
Bahrain is a collection of 33 islands located off the coast of Saudi Arabia.The 25km King Fahd Causeway provides a direct road link between the two countries.Local people in the Gulf are traditionally welcoming to visitors and outsiders. Coffee is a very important part of any visit, poured from a highly decorated pot into a small cup. Manners are formal and polite, with people indulging in small talk before other conversations begin.Sports enjoy great popularity. Some families still practise the traditional sports of falconry, horse racing and camel racing. Boating activities are popular, as are modern sports such as basketball and football.