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· May, 2006

Stories about Photography from May, 2006

Latest in the Francophone Caribbean Blogosphere

Armenia: Fire in Kond

A fire broke out in Yerevan's historic Kond neighborhood, destroying five homes. Blogrel notes some strange inaccuracies in the local media's coverage of the fire. Onnik Krikorian discusses the issue...

Russia: Moscow Photos

Moscow-Blog has Konstantin Leibovitch's most recent Moscow photos and commentary.

India: Shivaji Market in Pune

thecookscottage has a photo-post on Shivaji Market in Pune. “There is a little shop for Irani and Parsi specialities, another for dairy and Jain foods,a third for rice, lentils and...

Russia: Pogrom Instead of Gay Pride

LJ user greenmih posts photos from the pogrom that took place in Moscow on Saturday instead of the gay pride parade, which had been banned by Moscow's mayor (RUS). Riot...

Russia: Moscow Roma

Julia (LJ user kunstkamera) posts striking photos of the Roma living in Moscow (RUS). She went to their camp together with a friend – who, at one point, even lent...

Serbia & Montenegro: Photos of the Missing Albanians of Kosovo

Doug Muir of A Fistful of Euros writes about a wall of photos of 2,000 missing Albanians next to the government building in Pristina, Kosovo, the story behind these photos...

Indonesia: Bali Photos

Venitha at Singapore Adventures travels to the Indonesian island of Bali and posts some pictures from there.

China: Destitution inspires art

Guangzhou-based Supernaut artist-blogger Frances D'Ath finds inspiration for her death-themed works in the killings and violence which have taken place over the past year in clashes between villagers and Communist...

Belize: Fauna photos

Mollusca‘s “Belize 2006″ photoset on Flickr includes some dramatic images of the country's fauna, including the highly venemous fer-de-lance snake, a colourful grasshopper and some tiny tree frogs.

What Salvadoran bloggers are saying — violence and generals

The high levels of violence in the country continue without solutions. Much of the violence is tied to gang activity. Blogger Hunnapuh notes that pressured by the business sector, which...

China: Photos of churches

For a country ruled by Communists, China has its fair share of churches—eleven in the Southern Chinese city of Guangzhou alone, as photoblogged today at Frances D'Ath's Supernaut: “Guangzhou is...

Grazing Elephants

Elephants Nasalot, in north western Kenya In the maps Nasalot seems inconsequential, a mere footnote…..Nasalot is a big empty question mark of scrub, howling dust devils and towering termite mounds,...

Philippines: Portraits of young musicians

Sidney Snoeck has portraits of young “kalutang” musicians. The “kalutang” is a folk musical instrument made of two pieces of wood and originates from Marinduque province of Philippines.

Indonesia: Jakarta Biennale 2006

Juliana has pictures from the Opening of Jakarta Biennale 2006.

Cambodia: Phnom Penh Alleyways

Mythicaldude wanders into the alleyways of Phnom Penh, the Cambodian Capital city. “These long and sometimes winding alleys host entire communities that are normally invisible from the main streets and...

Images from South Asia

For my first post on Global Voices I decided to look beyond words and instead look at the subcontinent through the lens of another. Photoblogs in South Asia are abuzz...

Image from Ukraine: “Waterbottle Football”

By Dan McMinn of Orange Ukraine These resourceful football fans in Ukraine's Carpathian Mountains are using a 2-liter bottle as a ball. Dan's report on his trip to the Carpathians...

Grenada's Chinese Village

From the Caribbean Free Photo photoblog: This rather quaint archway marks the entrance to the construction site for Grenada's new National Stadium in Queen's Park, which is being built with...

St. Lucia, Grenada: Kweyol lesson and photos

Georgia Popplewell at Caribbean Free Radio is travelling in the Eastern Caribbean this week; she's struck by “conservative” St. Lucians’ frankness about condoms, and gets an impromptu Kweyol lesson from...

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