· July, 2007

Stories about Travel from July, 2007

Indonesia: Air Safety Compromised

  26 July 2007

Indi is blogs about a plane he took recently where the overwing emergency doors were blocked by seats. Usually, seats are not placed next the emergency exit to keep the area clear just in case there is a need to open the emergency doors.

Grenada: Carbon-Free Holiday

  26 July 2007

Earth 911 reports on a Grenadian hotel's decision to go green: “It is the first resort in the world with a utility grade windmill. The resort will…be better than zero carbon, considering car, bus and truck usage and fuel operated equipment.”

Argentina: Australian Tourist Cleaning Up

  23 July 2007

Pablo Beca of Un Lugar [ES] is embarrassed with the news story of an Australian tourist dismayed at the state of cleanliness of a local plaza and who went out to purchase brooms in order to clean up a plaza in the city of Tucumán.

Mexico: The 13 Wonders of Mexico

  23 July 2007

Ocho Cuartos [ES] writes about the government of Mexico and its attempt to capitalize on the 7 Wonders of the World contest in order to launch a campaign to find the 13 Wonders of Mexico.

Bahrain: Does A PlayStation 2 Gun Count As A Weapon?

Bahrain's bloggers have moved on this week to comment on a protest held outside the Iranian Embassy in protest against an editorial by Iranian editor Hossein Shariatmadari, which started that Bahrain should become a part of Iran. Others talk about Embassy interviews for Visas, the release of a Guantanamo detainee, why Bahrain is vying to build the highest skyscraper and preparing for the new release of Harry Potter.