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· September, 2009

Stories about Travel from September, 2009

Bahrain: Observations from Dubai

Bint Battuta in Bahrain travels to Dubai and here are her observations.

Bahrain: Life Changing Decisions

Bahraini Mariam had to plan her next three years in a matter of hours. Find out why in this post.

UAE: Dubai Metro Pride

This month's opening of Dubai Metro has attracted a lot of commentary on UAE blogs. Buj Al Arab notes: “Such a fantastic project for Dubai, the UAE, and the Arab...

Romania: “20 Years After the Revolution”

David Sasaki/El Oso writes about his trip to Romania and the country's recent history, and posts a video interview with the executive director of Casa Sperantei hospice.

Ukraine: “The Ghosts of Chernobyl”/Destination Truth

Chernobyl and Eastern Europe writes about a Destination Truth episode about the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone – “The Ghosts of Chernobyl” – which is scheduled to air on Wednesday, Sept. 30,...

UK: Przemek Wajerowicz's “From the Upper Deck”

the POLSKI blog highlights Przemek Wajerowicz's London street photography project: From the Upper Deck.

Czech Republic: Temelín Nuclear Power Plant

The Journeys of Captain Oddsocks writes about the Temelín nuclear power plant, which has been in the news recently “because of a controversial and overpriced contract awarded to a shady...

China: Visa to Tibet

The angry Chinese blogger writes on the recent confusion over the ban on visa to Tibet.

B.V.I.: Heritage Tourism

Repeating Islands reports that the British Virgin Islands are exploring the benefits of heritage tourism.

Pakistan: The way we are treated at US airports

“As a friend of progressive forces, and as an American who is proud to be an American, I urge the United States government to re-consider this policy of secondary searches...

Russia: Kronstadt Photos

Photos of Kronstadt – at Arnis Balcus’ Photo Blog.

Lithuania, Latvia: Capitals of Culture

Viola in Vilnius writes that Riga has been nominated as one of the 2014 European capitals of culture, and comments on how this year’s title holder, Vilnius, has done so...

Hungary: Pro-Nightlife Rally; Art Station

Marietta Le of Remainder of Budapest posts photos and video from a rally in support of Budapest's nightlife and from a graffiti and extreme sports competition held inside a metro...

Kazakhstan: Playing the Borat card

Vicky reports that that the government of Kazkahstan is now thawing and reversing its position on Borat, a comic character, as tourism rose by 13% last year.

Ukraine: Kyiv Nightlife

Turkish Invasion writes about Kyiv nightlife.

Honduras: Ports and Airports Closed

Honduras Daily News writes that all ports and airpots are closed today due to the continuing crisis in Honduras.

Bolivia: Lloyd Aereo Boliviano Reappears Like Phoenix

Erika Pinto writes that the former state airline Lloyd Aereo Boliviano continues to reappear like a “phoenix” [es] now that it is continuing to fly in partnership with the military...

USA: Pilgrimage into the Wild

Numerous fans of the best-selling book Into the Wild make the treacherous journey to the exact location in Alaska where its main character died in an abandoned public bus. Thankfully,...

Bhutan: Tax On Cars

The Bhutanese government is thinking about increasing the taxes and other fees levied on vehicles to control the increasing number of cars. Tshering Tobgay opines that the import quota system...

Tourism and HIV Infection in Thailand

A report titled “Why Japanese and Western people are infected with HIV in Thailand” by Doctor Kyo Taniguchi from NPO Gina covers statistics about sex workers and “Love, Marriage, and...

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