Stories about Travel from March, 2011
The Cuban Triangle summarizes former President Jimmy Carter's visit to Cuba, while Generation Y blogs about their meeting and the symbolic gift she gave him “in the name of several bloggers and other Cubans.”
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Cuban bloggers continue to comment on former U.S. President Jimmy Carter's visit.
Cuban bloggers weigh in on former U.S. President Jimmy Carter's visit to the island.
Pedazos de La Isla reports that one prisoner of conscience who was freed on condition of exile to Spain expected “his new life in Spain…to be full of freedoms and opportunities, but his case has proven otherwise.”
Barbados Free Press is livid about an incident in which a Jamaican traveler was subjected to a cavity search and then deported, saying: “Even if [the visitor] was suspected and then deported for good reason such as gang affiliation or crimes committed in Jamaica, she deserves to be treated with...
What would you do if you found a camera, and wanted to return it to its owner? One Egyptian taxi driver decided to do it the Egyptian way and utilise the internet - with rapid results.
Jan Shim blogs about the Islamic Tourism program of Brunei
“Many believe that he still has the power to control the masses and disturb the current electoral process”: From New York City to Haiti thinks that “things just got a bit interesting.”
Talen blogs about the clean-up drive in Pattaya Beach, Thailand.
Acacia Africa partners with AfricaFreak.com to host tweet-up in South Africa: “Not just an event directed at consumers, Acacia Africa believes their forthcoming tweet up, scheduled for Saturday 19 March, will also be helpful to its trade representatives.”
Allie Lazar in Qué Sé Yo, Argentina? (What do I know, Argentina?), shares photos of a Buenos Aires flea market (“Mercado de las Pulgas” in Spanish).
Linda writes about her recent visit to the “Museo del Arte” (Art Museum) of El Salvador. She shares photos of what she saw, with information and her thoughts on the artwork.
The Lebanese online community has responded angrily to a new campaign by the country's Ministry of Tourism, which aims to attract potential tourists from around the world with thoughts of Lebanese women. A letter of protest from a group of female netizens is demanding the advert's recall - and an apology.
The Cuban Triangle has the list of the most recent Cuban prisoner releases.
A photo of where streets have no name in Mozambique: “There is a city where there are signposts everywhere. And each signpost is empty of language. The citizens decide on the names of the streets by consensus at 8am each morning. Poets run the naming sessions..”
At CzechPosition.com, Rosie Johnston talks to business owners in the Czech Village in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, one of the areas damaged most by the June 2008 flood.
Citing WHO statistics, Andy Engelson is surprised to discover that “United States’ traffic is as dangerous as Vietnam’s.”
Tuktuk Sessions is a website which features songs and everyday scenes in Phonm Penh, Cambodia.
Egyptian Tarek Shalaby shares the details of the trip he organized with friends to Libya in order to show solidarity with the Libyan people, as well as deliver medical supplies to them.
Jai Arjun Singh, a regular commuter, praises the Delhi Metro. Read his post at Jabbarwock to learn why.