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· October, 2006

Stories about Travel from October, 2006

New Caledonia: At the Beach

Two Caledonia-based bloggers have been to the ocean this week and brought back breathtaking pictures too. Sebastien Merion has just (Fr)come back from a week-long sailing excursion that involved sun,...

Guadeloupe: New Travel and Tourism Site

InternetRapide.com announces (Fr) the launch of www.guadeloupe.fr a new travel information portal dedicated to promoting Guadeloupe as a vacation destination.

Ukraine: Change of Seasons

Carpetblogger writes about the change of seasons in Kyiv.

Russia: War Memorial

Copydude posts pictures of a WWII memorial in Novgorod.

Vietnam: Hanoi Pavements

Vietnamese God takes us on a trip through the pavements in Hanoi and posts pictures of the attractions.

Afghanistan-Tajikistan: Crossing Over

Sanjar Qiam writes about crossing over from Afghanistan to Tajikistan.

Russia: Tap Water

Copydude writes about tap water in Russia: “As everyone knows, if you invite a plumber to your Soviet apartment, he will invariably ask you to close either the brown or...

Bosnia & Herzegovina: Exploring the Pyramid

“Bosnian Pyramid? – Visocica Hill” – by sjareb It's been over a year since the whole Bosnian pyramid media fuss started. Still, many talk about the possible discovery of Europe’s...

China: Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC)

Shang dan at Shanghaiist advises the readers not to travel to Beijing early Novemeber as the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) will be taking place, and the traffic will be...

Armenia: Foreigner Friendly

Blogrel applauds Yerevan for making itself more friendly to foreigners and tourists by putting up bilingual signs and maps.

Albania, Italy, Turkey: “My First Hijacking”

Our Man In Tirana links to the story of a man who was a passenger on the hijacked Tirana-Istanbul flight – over at The Chronicles of Chris: Travel Recollections, written...

Slovenia: Local Election

Even though Michael M. of The Glory of Carniola is a foreigner in Slovenia, he gets to vote in the local elections this coming Sunday.

Hong Kong: “zero-charge” tours

The “zero-charge” tours scandal is a distinctive “free-meal” feature in Chinese capitalist society. It happens in Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan, targeting at Mainland China tourists. How does this “zero-charge”...

Albania: Homemade Raki

“…After two weeks, the grapes were ready to be turned into raki. First they were loaded into the still…” – Step by step, Our Man in Tirana shows how a...

Laos: Luang Prabhang Night Market

Vietnamese blogger Vietnamese God visits neighboring Lao city of Luang Prabhang and posts pictures of the night market. The blogger has some tips for a good bargain. “Most of the...

Thailand: Attracting Arabic Speaking People

Enda Nasution links to a website launched by Thailand to attract business and tourists from the countries in the Middle East.

Lebanon: Communities and Contradictions

The Lebanese blogosphere is growing like crazy. This means that the following summary is not all inclusive. And in the attempt to cover as many new blogs or newly discovered...

China: dam project in tiger leaping gorge

DANWEI has a post on the future and potential conflict of the dam construction plan in the tiger leaping gorge in Yunnan province.

Belize: Dog's eye view

Belizean canine blogger Nurse Melly reports on the progress of an animal shelter being build on Caye Ambergris and admonishes humans for feeding crocodiles.

Barbados: Concorde go home?

A British letter-writer suggests that the Concorde aircraft that Barbados was given by British Airways be relocated to a location where it would receive better treatment, but Titilayo finds evidence...

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