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· January, 2010

Stories about Travel from January, 2010

Russia: Consumerism

  30 January 2010

St Petersblurb sees “the whole EU exactly through the eyes of a Russian” ex-girlfriend: “It’s just a retail chain with branches in different languages.”

Bahamas, Haiti: Solidarity

  25 January 2010

A new website is launched by “a group of Bahamian webizens who hope to mobilize in support of a realistic and sensible immigration policy with respect to Haitians and their children.”

Best photos from Morocco

  23 January 2010

After spending 15 months in Morocco, American blogger, Ibn Ibn Battuta decided to publish a series of the best photos he took there. He started with “Rural Scenes” and “People“.

Trinidad & Tobago: Butter Bread

  22 January 2010

“In one of Port of Spain’s wealthiest neighbourhoods…the older, tastefully-designed homes can no longer be admired because they cannot be perceived: their garden walls are now higher than their eaves; and topped with razor wire: pass your butter bread over such a wall and it comes out the other side...

Trinidad & Tobago, Haiti: Supporting Citizen Media

  20 January 2010

“Anything I can say about Haiti is going to sound like a platitude, so I’ll spare you those having to do with human misery and direct another one at myself instead: I have no idea what to expect and am not sure my imagination can prepare me”: Global Voices’ Managing...

Barbados, U.S.A., Haiti: Business as Usual?

  19 January 2010

Barbados Free Press harshly criticizes a cruise line for proceeding with business as usual in the midst of disaster as its passengers “continue to enjoy themselves at the ‘five pristine beaches’ leased from the Haitian government.”

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Paraguay: The Chaotic Ciudad del Este

  19 January 2010

The Paraguayan city of Ciudad del Este is known for many things, including illegal and contraband activities. However, it is difficult to overlook the fact that it is a gateway to the impressive tourist attraction, the Iguazu Falls.

Bangladesh: Traffic Jam And The Prime Minister

  14 January 2010

Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh saw a huge traffic jam as many roads were closed because the Prime Minister was greeted by supporters as she returned from her India trip. Nazrul Islam at Sachalayatan says [bn] “Dear Prime Minister, if paralyzing the city is the measure of your popularity then...

Pakistan: Traffic Jam And The President

  14 January 2010

Binary Zero at Lahore Metblogs informs that Lahore is seeing more traffic jams as the President is in the town and his supporters are clogging the streets. The blogger gives some tips to avoid the traffic.

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