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· July, 2010

Stories about Travel from July, 2010

Philippine Cartography

Torn and Frayed in Manila blogs about a book on maps of the Philippines by Carlos Quirino.

Trinidad & Tobago: Up Paramin Way

“This village is stunning – the scenery, the variety of panoramic views, and even the crops on the steep hillside are mesmerising”: MEP Caribbean Publishers visits the village of Paramin,...

Poland: Coats of Arms

Polish cities’ coats of arms competition – at Polandian.

Ukraine: Photos From Kherson, Berdychiv, etc.

Danil Nikitin's photos from Kherson, Berdychiv and a number of other Ukrainian locations (UKR).

Ukraine: Simferopol Graffiti

At Russia! blog, Tatyana Bokova-Foley re-posts photos of the graffiti in the Crimean capital of Simferopol and writes about the possible identity of the artist who created them.

Dominica: Going Virtual

“The Commonwealth of Dominica has gone virtual with great alacrity” in order to promote tourism; Repeating Islands has the details.

Cuba, U.S.A.: Reason to Smile?

Ariel Sigler Amaya arrives in the United States from Cuba to undergo medical treatment; Uncommon Sense applauds his resolve.

Bangladesh: One Child to Rebuild a School

All it took was one child to talk about his destroyed school in front of a camera: through the following months, thanks to Shawn Ahmed of the Uncultured Project and...

Morocco: Agharass's New Photography Blog

Moroccan blogger Agharass is known for having an eclectic blog with posts (in French) on a variety of subjects from Palestine to pop culture, often peppered with the blogger's own...

Pakistan: Plane Crashed In Islamabad

Hina Safdar at Chowrangi reports in details about an Airblue Airbus 321 flight originating from Karachi, which has crashed in Islamabad’s Margalla Hills today morning. 152 passengers including the crew...

Ukraine: “Food Nostalgia”

The Pickle Project writes about the post-Soviet ““nostalgia cuisine” and the Ukrainian Puzata Khata chain restaurant.

Serbia: Belgrade's “Many Patches”

NikiBGD of Life in Retro(bel)grade lists things she loves and dislikes about Belgrade: “I’ve said it before, I’ll say it again – Belgrade is at least 16 cities in one.”

Trinidad & Tobago: Argyle Falls

MEP Caribbean Publishers visits Argyle Waterfall in Tobago.

Yemen: A Tour of Al Mukalla

From Yemen, Omar takes us on a tour of Al Mukalla here. Click on the link to check out the photographs.

Ghanaian beaches worth exploring

Maameous recommends a few Ghanaian beaches worth exploring.

Philippines: Dayo and the Filipino Migration

The Marocharim Experiment designates the Filipino word “dayo” as descriptive of the Filipino experience of migration: “Diaspora assumes exile, deportation, the removal of identification. ‘Dayo,’ like ‘pakikipagsapalaran,’ represents the hope...

Pakistan: The Perils Of Travelling Alone

Tazeen at A Reluctant Mind talks about the perils of a single Pakistani woman traveling alone.

Central America: Traveling on a Fellowship and Blogging About it

The blogger from Antigone Wanders is traveling Central America for three months, going through Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Costa Rica. In her latest post she talks about her...

Thailand: District museums in Bangkok

Andy created a google map of the district museums in Bangkok, Thailand

Thailand: “Tsunami Roll” menu

Blogger I-nomad believes the “Tsunami Roll” food offered in a restaurant in Phuket, Thailand is “not very appropriate considering the 8000+ victims and the survivors of the tsunami which rolled...

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