Close

Support Global Voices

To stay independent, free, and sustainable, our community needs the help of friends and readers like you.

Donate now »

· December, 2011

Stories about Travel from December, 2011

India: Some More Travel Tales in Images

Freelance travel writer and photographer Arun sums up his India travels in 2011, through a series of images.

Pakistan: Images from the Manghopir Shrine

Blogger Karachi Walla shares some images from a visit to the Manghopir Shrine – one of the oldest Sufi shrines located in the suburbs of Gadap town, to the North-West...

Bangladesh:Hot Air Balloon Show in Dhaka

On 28th December, a hot air balloon show was held in Dhaka. In this context, photojournalist Monirul Alam discussed the history of hot air balloons.

Colombia: Salsa Song Criticizes Bus Rapid Transport System

A salsa song and video documents the suffering that travelling in the Transmilenio public transportation system of Bogota represents for its users.

Barbados: too many cars

Barbados Underground asks: how can the island solve its perennial traffic problem? “Barbados is 166 square miles and at some point commonsense will have to take root. The number of...

India: A Blogger's Travel Tales – via Images

Charukesi looks back on 2011 and shares stories of her travels – through some vibrant photographs.

India: A Photo Journey to Hatu Temple in Himachal Pradesh

Photo Journey captures the Hatu Temple, situated in Himachal Pradesh, India, in all its glory.

Singapore: Train Disruptions Spark Debate

Train disruptions marred the operations of Singapore's Mass Rapid Transport this month which inconvenienced thousands of passengers and generated a heated discussion about the quality and efficiency of the country’s...

Singapore's Transport Problems

Molly Meek writes about the frustration of many Singaporeans with the country's inefficient transportation system

Palestine: Planning a Virtual Funeral

It is extremely difficult for Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza to visit Israel, and for political reasons it is impossible for most other Arabs to do so. At...

Bangladesh: A Crowd-Sourced Travel Photography Project

Anil introduces us to Positive Light, Bangladesh's first crowd-sourced photography project.

Africa: Awesome Africa

Awesoma Africa is a travel series aimed at people who want to travel into Africa but do not know how to take the first step.

Cambodia: How to Cook in a Bamboo Tube

Dorothy blogs about a unique cooking practice using bamboo tubes in Bunong village of Mondulkiri province in Cambodia. This was also common in Laos

El Salvador: Visiting El Calvario Church

Fernando Marroquin [es] posts pictures of El Calvario church in downtown San Salvador. He blogs about the church's history and encourages his readers to get acquainted with San Salvador's historic...

Kenya: Nigerian Blogger's Impression of Nairobi

Nigerian blogger, Nwachukwu, blogs about his visit to Nairobi: “Oyi ooo! Nairobi welcomed me with a chilly breeze. I have never felt this cold before, to think that this is...

Southeast Asia: Crocodiles in the News

A giant crocodile in the southern Philippines and crocodiles in the flooded waters of Thailand and Cambodia were among the top news topics in Southeast Asia in the last quarter...

South Asia: Challenges to Railway Connections Between South Asian Countries

Chandan Sapkota from Kathmandu analyses the obstacles hampering the implementations of railways connection between neighboring South Asian countries.

Mozambique: Epic, tweeted land journeys from up north

Járcia Muando (@JarciaMuando), a young communications professional, is currently tweeting her long land journey by bus, minibus and truck from Niassa province to Zambezia province in northern Mozambique. On November...

Malaysia: Airport Tax Increase

There is opposition to the increase in airport taxes collected from tavellers in Malaysian airports.

Trinidad & Tobago: The CARICOM-Cuba Summit

Trinidad and Tobago News Blog reports on the arrival of Cuban President Raul Castro, while KILKAYTAY comments on “the hurricane in the snocone cup over the shifted location of the...

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices!

Submitted addresses will be confirmed by email, and used only to keep you up to date about Global Voices and our mission. See our Privacy Policy for details.

Newsletter powered by Mailchimp (Privacy Policy and Terms).

* = required field
Email Frequency



No thanks, show me the site