A Drive to The Tree of Life, Bahrain

Bahrain seems to have a different feel from Qatar.  More laid back.  Not laid back as in the very liberal UAE.  Just more settled.  Older. But the driving was just as nuts as it is in Doha!  We witnessed a terrible car accident as we drove from the airport to the hotel Thursday night.  A…

Indoor Skydiving – Gravity Wind Tunnel, Zallaq, Bahrain – Day 2

During our second day at Gravity, Michael finished up his hour booked for the weekend with 2 ten minute sessions.  I booked 1 two minute session with the option to add on more minutes as I wanted to. Michael and I were both stiff and sore.  Surprisingly so.  Gary kindly informed us yesterday that we’d…

Indoor Skydiving – Gravity Wind Tunnel, Zallaq, Bahrain

We flew to Bahrain this weekend for indoor skydiving at Gravity wind tunnel. This was a total first for me.  I have never jumped out of a perfectly good airplane in this crazy sport called sky diving or have I ever simulated free falling in a vertical wind tunnel.  Michael, on the other hand, has been jumping out of…