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· November, 2009

Stories about Travel from November, 2009

Namibia: A quick update from VSO volunteer

A quick update from a VSO volunteer in Namibia: “As part of the immunisation program I’ve been on two crazy adventures into the deepest darkest Namibian bush, over mountains and...

Guatemala: Jumaytepeque Volcano

Guatezona [es] provides information about the tourist destination of Jumaytepeque Volcano in Santa Rosa department in Guatemala, including the time needed to climb and the routes to take.

Nepal: Machine Readable Passport

“I wouldn’t want to cancel my trips due to the the failure of the government to issue passport,” says Xnepali while discussing whether the Nepali government will be able to...

Mexico: Viewing Mexican Streets with Google

On November 9th, Mexicans welcomed Google Street View and its digital maps with street level photographs for Mexico City, Guadalajara, Monterrey and other 5 cities, making Mexico the first Latin...

Dominica: Cruise Control

Dominica Weekly suggests that the island's emphasis on cruise tourism may be a bit misplaced.

Kuwait: Bahrain and Back

Kuwaiti ZDistrict visits Bahrain and shares his experience here.

Morocco: A Tasty Little Tale

My Marrakesh shares this “tasty little tale” from Marrakech, in Morocco.

Bermuda, St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Here Comes The Queen

Shawn and Sue and Repeating Islands blog about the Queen of England's visit to Bermuda.

Trinidad & Tobago: Responsible Drinking

KnowTnT.com‘s Edmund Gall suggests ways in which clubs and bars can “do more to encourage responsible drinking.”

Trinidad & Tobago: Loss of Mind?

From the tobacco legislation to the carbon footprint post-CARICOM Heads of Government Meeting in Trinidad and Tobago, Coffeewallah asks: “Has everybody in this country lost their cotton picking minds?”

Bermuda: Public Transport

In the wake of the shutdown of several transportation routes in Bermuda, BeachLime.com wonders “what exactly Government sees its public transportation role as.”

Bahrain: Wedding Questions

If you were living in Bahrain and planning a wedding, where would you want to hold it? Find out the answer at London2Bahrain.

Jordan: The London Circus

Lama J from Jordan writes about her visit to the UK and then Canada in this post.

Vietnam: Taxi fare refund

RantingsbyMM shares a story on how she was able to get back her money from a taxi driver who overcharged her in Vietnam.

Thailand: Extravagant temple toilets

Richard Burrow from Thailand reported that temple toilets at Wat Bang Phli Yai Nai in Samut Prakan have recently built a toilet which cost as much as 5 million baht.

Russia: Blogging the Winter in Yakutia

Winter is yet to arrive in much of Europe, but one of its geopolitical attributes is already back in the spotlight: fears of disruptions of Russian gas deliveries are growing...

Laos: Southeast Asia Games Village

Pictures of the 25th Southeast Asia Games Village in Laos were uploaded by Lao Voices

Australian Peacekeepers in East Timor

Notes from Abroad observes that Australian peacekeepers armed with automatic rifles are a common sight in East Timor

Barbados: Mini Monaco?

Barbados Free Press and Barbados Underground question the vision of the island being transformed into another Monaco.

Cuba, U.S.A.: Questions for Obama

Cuba's Generation Y sends a questionnaire to U.S. President Obama “with some of the issues that keep [her] from sleeping” and publishes his responses.

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