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· November, 2010

Stories about Travel from November, 2010

Pakistan: Russian Cargo Plane Crash In Karachi

  27 November 2010

Karachi based Dr. Awab Alvi is live tweeting a cargo plane crash in the city: “Russian Cargo Airplane on way to Sudan (Khartoum) crashed 5 minutes after take off from #Karachi Airport #Pakistan #AirCrash“

India: Mumbai Moving Forward

  26 November 2010

“There is a form of kinetic energy that’s contagious in Mumbai. As if, someone has set the people of Mumbai free – and they are moving forward,” notices Zain Mahmood while visiting the city.

Ghana: Images from Ghana

  26 November 2010

Beautiful images from the Central Region in Ghana by Nana Acquah: “Yesterday, I photographed a kind, old man who is our President’s friend and he has photos and stories to prove it. Each day brings new, refreshing stories.”

Cuba: Waiting in Vain?

  25 November 2010

“We are surrounded by a repression that does not sign papers, show its face, or place a stamp next to each act which violates its own law”: Generation Y is waiting for answers.

Cameroon: Meet Ebot Tabi, founder of Geofeed.me

  24 November 2010

Activ Spaces interviews Ebot Rabi from Cameroon, the founder of Geofeed.me: “Today we spotlight Ebot Tabi, a startup pioneer who joins us this month. Ebot is the founder of a location-based service called Geofeed.me which allows people to connect and share information about places they visit…”

Bermuda: No Tourism Plan

  24 November 2010

Vexed Bermoothes argues that there was never really a plan for the country's tourism industry, “just a long list of vanity projects. Vain, costly and virtually always ineffective.”

Mexico: An Afternoon Visiting Xochimilco

  23 November 2010

Catherine from Small Fish in the Big Taco begins her latest post: “Welcome to Xochimilco in the south of Mexico City where you can spend a perfect afternoon floating down the canals and picnicing aboard the brightly coloured trajineras (gondola-style boats).” She includes photos and descriptions of an afternoon in...

Yemen: Host to Gulf Cup 2010

  21 November 2010

Gulf Cup 2010 kicks off in Aden, Yemen, on November 22. Yemeni blogger Omar Barsawad reflects on the significance of having Aden host this football championship which brings together teams from Iraq, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates and Yemen.

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Philippines: Netizens dislike new government tourism campaign

  21 November 2010

Netizens are up in arms over the government’s new tourism campaign. Various blogs, facebook statuses, and twitter accounts have all become sites of disgust towards the new tourism country branding. Because of negative public feedback, the government announced it will develop a new tourism slogan

Africa/Mexico: Afro-Mexicanos

  20 November 2010

Estenoyage meets African descendants in Mexico: “In one region of Mexico where I surf a lot, there's still a remaining community of African descendants. Usually they are called ‘Afro-Mexicanos’ o ‘Afromestizos’.”

Gambia: Climbing Kilimanjaro to build a school in Gambia

  18 November 2010

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania to build a school in Gambia: “In August 2010 Hannah Braye climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in memory of her friend Lucy raising over £1,000. This will go to help build a school in Dairuharu in Brikama and the first classroom being built will be dedicated to...

Bangladesh: Traveling On The Roof

  18 November 2010

Hundreds of thousands of people left Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh for the Eid holidays. There is usually a mad rush in the public transport systems during this time and photo-blogger Monirul Alam caught the exodus on camera which shows hundreds of people traveling on the roofs of a train.

Czech Republic: Russian Presence in Karlovy Vary

  15 November 2010

The Czech Daily Word writes about Karlovy Vary, a famous Czech resort town popular with tourists from the former Soviet states: “And one can see the Russian presence on almost every main street in downtown Karlovy Vary, where even hair salons, post offices, hardware stores etc. have signs in four...

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