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· July, 2010

Stories about Travel from July, 2010

Trinidad & Tobago: Up Paramin Way

  30 July 2010

“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, “one of the few communities where some of the older residents still speak French patois.”

Dominica: Going Virtual

  29 July 2010

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

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Bangladesh: One Child to Rebuild a School

  28 July 2010

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 Nerdfighters, the world rallied through YouTube and raised enough money to rebuild the school.

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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 photographs. Agharass now has a photo blog, entitled Portfolio de Agharass!

Pakistan: Plane Crashed In Islamabad

  28 July 2010

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 members were killed.

Philippines: Dayo and the Filipino Migration

  25 July 2010

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 for return; of when, they can only tell.”

Central America: Traveling on a Fellowship and Blogging About it

  23 July 2010

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 experience crashing a meeting of “Frente Nacional de Resistencia Popular (FNRP), the Honduran resistance”, she goes on to give the...

Thailand: “Tsunami Roll” menu

  22 July 2010

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 over the shores of the peninsula in 2004.”

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Brunei: Great Tasty Tour goes East Asia

  22 July 2010

Two Spanish Foodie Bloggers, Inaki and Esther, are currently on a gastronomy tour in East Asia for some ten months. GV author Senor Pablo interviews the two bloggers about their Brunei tour.

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