- Manama Souk
Colorful spices, fake bags and warm smiles
- In the early hours of the morning, the narrow alleys of the souk in Bahrain’s capital, Manama, are slowly coming to life. Fruits, vegetables, spices, sweets, clothes, shoes, jewelry, toys, electronics, touristic trinkets and a myriad of fake designer bags decorate the passages that are now almost forgotten, with shiny air-conditioned malls built 5 minutes away. After some serious haggling, fresh pomegranate juice from one of the small juice shops is always a good idea.