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· January, 2007

Stories about Photography from January, 2007

India: In Korlai

Trivial Matters on Korlai, with some wonderful photographs. “You would be surprised to hear that I am not in Korlai for the views or even the crisp Arabian Sea breeze....

Haiti: Pictures of Soccer Victory Celebration

Collectif Haiti de Provence posts (Fr) a slideshow of Haitians celebrating their win in the Digicel Caribbean Soccer /Football Cup final.

Cuba: Praying for Fidel

It's unlikely that Cuban president Fidel Castro will be any less of a polarising figure in death than he's been over the course of his long and colourful political career....

Libya: To Return or not to Return?

The last weeks saw a variety of activities on Libyan blogs. It was the ‘end of term’ exams in Libyan schools and Khadijateri has devoted several posts to that. On...

Cuba: A walking (photo) tour of Havana

“Havana is a city best appreciated on foot,” writes (ES) FotoCuba in a post presenting photos from a walking tour of the city.

A Week Goes by in Kuwait

A couple of Kuwaitis have just participated in Gulfrun, an event which Kthekuwaiti attended, and which he described as: ” GulfRun is a yearly ‘rally’ that starts off in Kuwait...

Russia: Roma Wedding and Christmas

The flag of the Roma people. According to Wikipedia, it “was approved at the First World Romani Congress in 1971, held in London, UK. The flag consists of a background...

French Guiana: Aerial Shots of Cayenne and the Forest

Carnet de Guyane posts (Fr) aerial shots of Cayenne and the guianese forest taken while flying over the country.

Cuba: Photo set

Flickr user sergio_serrano has a lovely set of photos from Cuba entitled “Cuba Sí!”

Vietnam: Visiting Hue

Virtual Doug gives us a pictorial tour of the alleys in Hue, the former royal capital city of Vietnam.

Armenia: Hrant Dink Memorial

AllFOLK's Blog and Oneworld Multimedia have photos from the public memorial in Yerevan for Hrant Dink.

Vietnam: Lantern Festival

Backwater Views urges those visiting Saigon to drop in on the Lantern festival happening at Saigon Zoo. “Supposedly about 40 artists worked on the lanterns that are on display during...

Vietnam: Saigon Night Shots

SaigonNezumi has some pictures of night time Saigon and he feels that Saigon's nightscene is no different from any big western city. Saigon also known as Ho Chi Minh City...

Image from French Guiana: Mind Your Kids

From the French Guiana forest, this sign captured by Photoblog sur la Guyane Francaise reads (Fr): “Look after your kids or … keep them on a leash.”

Suriname: Bird photos

Flickr user Dirk-Jan has a lovely photo set featuring birds of Suriname.

Russia: Indigenous Peoples of the North

Den’ Olenevoda (Reindeer-Breeder's Day), celebrated in March 2006, in Kazym (Ugra, Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug) – a photo set by Flickr user ugraland/Irina Kazanskaya While Moscow is braving an atypically snowless...

Brunei: Meet the bloggers

Emmagoodegg posts a photo gallery of bloggers in Brunei.

Haiti: Year in Photos

Collectif Haiti de Provence recently posted (Fr) a slideshow of important Haitian personalities and events of 2006.

St. Petersburg, Russia: Flood #302

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Pakistan: On Fred Bremner

Light Within on Fred Bremner. “He was not a diplomat, historian or a journalist, yet his photographs and publications have become an important source of historic records of the cities,...

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