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· June, 2007

Stories about Travel from June, 2007

Ukraine, Russia: Serhiy Taftay's Guitar

uaMuzik tells the tale of one Ukrainian musician's legendary guitar.

Ukraine: Lviv Coffee and Food

Olechko prepares to spend August in Lviv: in this post, she writes about the newly-discovered local coffee houses and restaurants.

Russia, Sweden: Lavrov and Georgian Wine

Vilhelm Konnander reports that the Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov was drinking Georgian wine banned in Russia during his recent visit to Sweden.

Russia: Chechen “Daimohk” to Perform in the U.S.

“Daimohk, a children’s dance group based in Grozny and trained by the former first dancer of the Chechen national theatre, will be visiting the US for their first ever tour...

Ukraine: A Spanish Embassy Ordeal

In an ideal world, there'd be no need for travelers to waste their time and money obtaining visas: buying a plane ticket and booking a hotel room would suffice. Tanya...

Syrian Blogsphere: Reform, Arab Nationalism and Travel

Why was a Syrian student blogger sued in the US? What should the Syrians do in Lebanon? Where is Arab Nationalism leading us to and what do you feel when...

Barbados, Jamaica: Irving Youngest to Fly Solo Around the World

Barbados Free Press celebrates the outstanding achievement of Jamaican-born Barington Irving, who has become the youngest pilot and the first black person to fly solo around the world – and...

Russia: Attic Repairs

Ruminations on Russia explains what the oligarchs’ flight from Russia may have to do with the delayed repairs of an attic at one apartment building in Moscow.

Ukraine: Kyiv Traffic Jam

Olechko gets stuck in traffic in Kyiv and discusses possible reasons for the jam with her cab driver: “[…] end of year graduation, Rada’s last meeting for the year, end...

Russia: Monument to the Defenders of Leningrad

Darkness at Noon posts pictures from the Monument to the Defenders of Leningrad.

Russia: Train Station and Train Photos

Photographer Oleg Klimov departs for Siberia and Kamchatka – and posts pictures of the Yaroslavsky Train Station in Moscow and the Moscow-Perm train.

Cambodia: Eat and Sleep

Antidote to Burnout introduces an unique restaurant concept that he encountered in Cambodia.

Trinidad & Tobago: Books To Travel With

Nicholas over at Antilles is inspired by the UK Guardian‘s anecdotes from writers about books they've traveled with and comes up with his own interesting picks.

Dominica: Through the eyes of the ancients…

Mel, at Topics from 192 Countries, sees Dominica through the eyes of its indigenous people.

Europe: “Baltic” and “Nordic”

Itching for Eestimaa browses through the Time Magazine archives “to discover how those two loaded terms, Baltic and Nordic, were used in the 1920s and 1930s.”

Iran:An Iranian blogger in Libya

Mr.Behi, an Iranian blogger, has published several beautiful photos from Libya in his blog. He says I hope this can capture the changes that this country is going through.

If Bloggers attended the Conference on the Caribbean…

This past week (June 18-21) leaders of CARICOM met with President George W. Bush and other top U.S. government officials in Washington as part of the Conference on the Caribbean....

Barbados, Jamaica: Flight Record

“Gotta love this guy because he is almost THE poster child for ‘I can do anything if I put my mind to it.'” Barbados Free Press applauds the efforts of...

Ecuador: Taking Advantage of Holidays

Erebe.net [ES] is planning ahead thanks to a special governmental decree that has rearranged holidays for the next four years allowing for additional long weekends, so that the tourism industry...

Russia: Moscow's Top Secret and Other Exaggerations

According to a recent survey by Mercer Human Resource Consulting, Moscow is “the world’s most expensive city for expatriates for the second consecutive year.” To Moscow locals, however, Mercer’s findings...

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