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· August, 2009

Stories about Travel from August, 2009

30 August 2009

Ecuador: All Aboard the Trolley Bus

The trolley bus system in Quito, Ecuador has been helping to alleviate traffic congestion. A recent experiment invited the city's twitterers to submit live news about riding on this form...

26 August 2009

Japan: 74-year-old American tourist detained for carrying pocket knife

Laos: Patuxay Monument

Cambodia: Traffic protest

Jordan: The Dream Train that was not to be

Getting to and from work daily takes its toll on employees, especially in countries without a 'proper' public transportation system. Jordanian Osama Al Romoh writes about the resurrected dream train...

25 August 2009

Netherlands: Too young to sail the world alone at 13?

Laura Dekker from the Netherlands is 13 years-old and wants to sail around the world alone to break a world record, but the Dutch Child Welfare Council have taken legal...

Suriname: Photo-Op

Argentina: The Construction of the Valley Train