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· November, 2008

Stories about Travel from November, 2008

Moldova, CEE: Rural Bus Stops; Hammer & Sickle @ Flickr

Photos of rural bus stops in Moldova – at Scraps of Moscow. A link to a Hammer and Sickle group on Flickr – at LimbicNutrition Weblog.

Thailand: Free Ride to PAD

Thailand Jumped the Shark wonders why “the foreign embassies and the international community have given the PAD a free ride, considering the PAD has broken multiple Thai and international terrorism...

Ukraine: “No Other Home: The Crimean Tatars” – in Romania and Online

Maria Sonevytsky of My Simferopol Home announces the upcoming exhibition of the “No Other Home: The Crimean Tatars” project in Bucharest, Romania, in mid-December, and links to a related story...

Russia: Moscow's “VIP Taxi”

Photo reports from inside Moscow's “VIP Taxi” – at Two-Zero's Diary, here and here.

Czech Republic: Notes on Prague

Notes on a visit to Prague – at Dr. Sean's Diary, here and here.

Sleepless and stranded in Thailand

There are more than a hundred thousand stranded passengers in Thailand and nearby countries after anti-government protesters forced the shutdown of Bangkok’s two major airports. What are the views of...

Bahrain: The problem of road rage

Bahrain Taxi is disappointed at the sentence given to a man in the UAE for deliberately driving over a pedestrian in his Hummer: “The pathetic ten year sentence which probably...

Trinidad & Tobago: Licensing Issue

As the license plate of the Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister's car is deemed “illegal”, Jumbie's Watch writes two scathing posts on the matter, here and here.

Iran: Send Love to Iran

Pars Arts presents Bri Olson, an American artist who was recently able to achieve her goal of visiting and seeing the real Iran. She shares her experience in her blog:...

Thailand: Protesters occupy airports

Thousands of anti-government protesters have occupied Bangkok’s two airports which paralyzed air travel in Thailand. The protesters want the elected government to be removed.

Impressions of an Egyptian Blogger in Cape Town

Egyptian blogger Mostafa Hussein visits Cape Town, South Africa, and pens this eye-opening article on Muslims and race.

Paraguay: Summer Visits to San Bernardino

The Paraguayan town of San Bernardino attracts many visitors especially during the summer holidays. Mirtha González Schinini of Cuerpo y Alma [es] writes about some of the activities that can...

Indonesia: “Security camera” show in a hotel TV

Isman from Indonesia is shocked to discover a different kind of amenity offered by a hotel in Manado: A TV program airing a direct feed from the hotel's security camera.

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Santa Baby

Blogging from St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Abeni has some practical items on her wish list for Santa.

Mongolia: Coffee in Ulaanbaatar

Bilguun recommends some nice coffee shops in the capital of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar.

Thailand: Airport chaos and travel advisory

Surawut at Thai Blogs reports on the chaos at Suvarnabhumi Airport. Bangkok Pundit reports the Australian government has put out a new travel advisory.

Nepal: What is happening to the country?

Shristi notices that there is unnecessary tension in the daily life of the Nepalis: “In former times the country used to be lively and full of tourists but now you...

Chile: Construction of a Zoo in Curicó

Marcelo Aliaga of Bloggeando la Vida [es] opposes the construction of a zoo on the Condel Hill located in Curicó, Chile. He believes that the construction would not be a...

Latin American Bloggers jump into Reality Television

Chevrolet and NatGeo have launched a reality show that mixes driving, tourism, gadgets and blogging throughout South America. On The Road Again follows 6 bloggers in 6 different countries, driving...

Barbados: Bus Crash

Barbados Free Press reports on a bus crash that left dozens injured, saying: “Just like the other major bus and auto crashes during the past three years our Barbados police...

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