Hello, mar7aba, shlonak,
Chan'ad is the name of a species of fish found in the Arabian Gulf and elsewhere. It is small, silver in colour, and is a popular food in the local cuisine of Bahrain
. I'll see if I can find a photo, or some detailed info later.[Update here
Bahrain is an island state located in the Arabian Gulf (a.k.a Persian Gulf). It is about the size of Singapore, and has a population of roughly 600,000 (probably more). About
35% of those people are expatriates, while the remaining are Bahraini citizens (I haven't checked the latest Census figures, but these are the numbers most often thrown around). More on Bahrain later.
I (a.k.a. Chan'ad Bahraini) am an "Asian" living in Bahrain. I have lived all of my life in Bahrain, except for my higher education years in the United States. After reading other great Bahrain blogs like Mahmood
, and more recently, Letter from Bahrain
, I thought I would also take the opportunity to document and comment on life in Bahrain, from the view of an "Asian" expatriate. Hopefully, some readers will also take the time to comment on my posts so that we can have dialogue also. These are interesting times in Bahrain these days and there's alot to talk about.
Until my next post, ilal liqa',