|Translates to "A picture of the Shaikh Hamad bridge in the 1950s"|
|An old map of Bahrain, not showing current bridges|
But for almost all of Bahrain's history, this was the case. No roads whatsoever.
If you wanted to go to Muharraq, you would have to get a boat ride (or if you're strong enough, you could swim!).
Then, in the 20th century, history was made. Muharraq and Manama, reconnected for the first time since the formation of the Bahrain islands!
Though, the bridge built was no highway. As you could see from the photo above, it was a single lane bridge, and had a relatively simple complex when compared to modern bridges.
Nonetheless, I blog this because I found this picture to have been a reminder about how Bahrain has progressed throughout the ages. How much Bahrain has modernized and grown. Shopping Malls come and go, so do sports events and stuff like that. But history remains forever.