Monday, February 15, 2010

Carpet Shopping in Bahrain!

I recently traveled to Bahrain for work (beautiful country, by the way!). While there, I had the opportunity to do a little carpet shopping! I NEVER imagined there was so much to learn about these carpets—it was fascinating! One of Ambassador Bost’s friends lives in Bahrain and is a carpet expert. He gave me an 8 hour carpet lesson! So much fun!

Here are some pics...

One of the carpets I bought!

My "dream" was beautiful but $1500, so I passed!

A carpeted door hanging!

Me and Ambassador the carpet shop

Mohammed, the carpet man, with me, Ambassador Bost and another one of the carpets I bought (I purchased 5!)

I’m off to India next! Will post lots of pictures.