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Forum: Middle East
Feb 23rd 2013, 9:59 am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,831
Posted By IndieDarling

Re: Bottle shop Bahrain

Cool! Who are some of your favourite authors?

:)
Feb 23rd 2013, 9:58 am
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By IndieDarling

Re: Hello everyone - I am moving to Bahrain in September

I don't see how to PM you, but I would like to chat.[/QUOTE]

Hey Franklin,

If you click on my screen name in this thread, it will give you the option to send me a private message (PM).

:)
Forum: Canada
Feb 23rd 2013, 5:20 am
Replies: 112
Views: 11,339
Posted By IndieDarling

Re: Regina, Saskatoon or Fort McMurray.

Hey there,

All three of those places have long, extremely cold winters. You are not going to get "the best of Spring, Autumn, and Summer" in any of those places.

Fort McMurray is out. It has...
Feb 23rd 2013, 5:03 am
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By IndieDarling

Re: Hello everyone - I am moving to Bahrain in September

Hey there!

I moved here in August to teach. :) If you have any questions feel free to PM me.


QUOTE=Franklin1961;10563225]I have a school that hired me in Manama, and am looking forward to...
Forum: Middle East
Feb 23rd 2013, 4:38 am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,831
Posted By IndieDarling

Re: Bottle shop Bahrain

Like Ronnie Biggs wrote, you can get it delivered to your house. If you make an order by 10 (or something like that), they will do same-day delivery. Except on Fridays, since they are shut.

A...
Forum: Middle East
Feb 19th 2013, 3:48 am
Replies: 16
Views: 3,831
Posted By IndieDarling

Re: Bottle shop Bahrain

If we're talking about the alcohol shops, then nope, they are definitely still open! ;)
Forum: Middle East
Feb 19th 2013, 3:44 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,686
Posted By IndieDarling

Re: Bahrain - any advice?

I would say the "best" places to live are in Adilya, Juffair, or Amwaj.

Adilya-busy neighbourhood, Lots of great restauraunts you can walk to, JJ's, Block 338 and the Typhoon Bar at the Gulf for...
Forum: The Sand Pit
Sep 24th 2012, 12:04 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 540
Posted By IndieDarling

Meetup in Bahrain...

Hey there,

I posted the idea under another thread, but it is a bit old so...

I've been here about a month now, and would love to meet some people. Is anyone up for JJ's, Wednesday Oct 3rd, say...
Forum: Middle East
Sep 23rd 2012, 5:50 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 4,207
Posted By IndieDarling

Re: Meeting People In Bahrain!

Hey everyone!

So, I'm finally getting settled. I still don't have internet, but that's another story. :p

Anyone up for JJ's Wed Oct 3rd? We can meet earlier like around 7 or 8 that way it's not...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 30th 2012, 10:55 am
Replies: 22
Views: 4,207
Posted By IndieDarling

Re: Meeting People In Bahrain!

Hey all,

My flight was delayed by a day, & it's put me behind in my school stuff...so I won't be able to meet on the 30th (I don't have internet yet, which is why this is a bit late, sorry).

I...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 24th 2012, 11:44 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 4,207
Posted By IndieDarling

Re: Meeting People In Bahrain!

So far we have JJs, which is fine with me. Muncle, do we have to reserve a table?

Britghtonguy, you've been in Bahrain for awhile, any suggestions?

:)
Forum: Middle East
Aug 24th 2012, 1:38 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 4,207
Posted By IndieDarling

Re: Meeting People In Bahrain!

Hey HertsBrit!

Well, I'm flying out today, so I don't know much about venues! :)

I was thinking about going somewhere quiet for a couple of drinks and a chat and then if people want to go to...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 23rd 2012, 8:25 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 4,207
Posted By IndieDarling

Re: Meeting People In Bahrain!

Thanks for the suggestion Muncle! Does anyone have another recommendation?

I arrive Saturday night and have a curriculum workshop that week, so I was thinking the 29th or 30th. What does everyone...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 23rd 2012, 2:05 pm
Replies: 22
Views: 4,207
Posted By IndieDarling

Re: Meeting People In Bahrain!

Alright, sounds like a plan!

Once I arrive and get settled, I'll set something up for everyone.

:)
Forum: Middle East
Aug 22nd 2012, 4:15 am
Replies: 22
Views: 4,207
Posted By IndieDarling

Re: Meeting People In Bahrain!

Hey Dan!

I'll be arriving in Bahrain on Saturday! I'm Canadian and will be teaching grade one and two.

I hope to organize a get-together for anyone who is interested once I get settled in and...
May 13th 2012, 5:18 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 29,745
Posted By IndieDarling

Re: Working in Dubai (Teaching)

Hello silversilver,

I'm a primary teacher too and will be moving to Bahrain in the summer.

If you are looking for lots of expat teachers than the Teachaway placement at a public school was...
May 12th 2012, 9:23 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,928
Posted By IndieDarling

Re: Package advice, pretty please...

Hey Ronnie Biggs,

Not sure if the faint wiff of excrement is something I'm into, but maybe it'll grow on me? :lol:

Unfortunately I've already signed, but I've been thinking about talking to...
May 9th 2012, 4:19 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,928
Posted By IndieDarling

Re: Package advice, pretty please...

I've taught for a five years (Mexico, Austria and Northern Canada), but even though so, I think it'll be a great experience.

Thanks for the info NorthernLad! :)
Forum: Middle East
May 8th 2012, 12:30 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,439
Posted By IndieDarling

Re: Questions about Bahrain

Hey Scottyboy!

I'm moving to Bahrain in the summer. I can't offer too much in terms of advice, but I'll be making less than you and people seem to think I'll make out okay.

So, depending on...
May 8th 2012, 12:23 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,928
Posted By IndieDarling

Re: Package advice, pretty please...

OriginalSunshine, thanks for explaining. I wondered if you were thinking something along those lines...

Oman sounds interesting, but since I already signed a contract it'll have to wait.

:)
May 8th 2012, 12:20 am
Replies: 18
Views: 2,928
Posted By IndieDarling

Re: Package advice, pretty please...

Thanks Tockalosh for giving me the down and dirty about the UAH. A pool with a whiff of poo! :lol:

I will be joining a gym, but UAH with the pool/gym could be a good way to meet people. I do love...
May 6th 2012, 10:34 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,928
Posted By IndieDarling

Re: Package advice, pretty please...

Hey Paracletus,

One of the flats has a small pool and gym. It's in the Umm Al Hassam area.

I'm thinking of asking for a place in that apt...or do you think living in Adliya is better than...
May 6th 2012, 10:28 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,928
Posted By IndieDarling

Re: Package advice, pretty please...

Thanks for the info Tockalosh! :)

I'm not surprised teachers get paid less, but at least it is possible to save a bit for travel and such. Maybe I'll learn to love noodles? :unsure:

I'll try...
May 6th 2012, 4:06 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,928
Posted By IndieDarling

Re: Package advice, pretty please...

Hey Paracletus,

To answer your questions, I'm a teacher with a 2 year contract. I'll work is Isa Town, and the school provides transportation to and from work.

There is an annual return flight...
May 5th 2012, 5:35 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 2,928
Posted By IndieDarling

Re: Package advice, pretty please...

No, I'm Canadian. When I started searching for information about Bahrain I found this site. Hopefully people won't hold being Canadian against me. :lol:

Now, since I answered your question...
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