· March, 2010

Stories about Travel from March, 2010

Bahamas: Staying Power?

  10 March 2010

Bahamian Nicolette Bethel questions the staying power of a Ministry of Tourism marketing campaign which commissioned 14 films from British filmmakers. Here's what peeves her: “It’s the idea that lies at the heart of the way in which the Bahamian government spends its money: ‘their output is likely to be...

Trinidad & Tobago: The Hart of the Matter

  7 March 2010

News broke late yesterday that Calder Hart, the Canadian-born head of The Urban Development Corporation of Trinidad and Tobago Limited (UDeCOTT), the company pegged as "Government's primary developer of choice", resigned from his post as Executive Chairman.

Sri Lanka: Shunning Public Transport

  5 March 2010

Sujeewa de Silva at Random Reflections of a Kind blog discusses about the “terrible state” of the Sri Lankan public transport system and why people shun away from them.

Morocco: Whose blog is the BOMB?

  5 March 2010

The BOMBies are the latest of Moroccan blogging annual contests. MoroccoBlogs.com, which is hosting the awards, has recently announced the complete list of nominees and winners.

Vietnam: Destroyed swimming hole

  5 March 2010

Adam Bray is disappointed to learn that his favorite swimming hole in Rag Lai village in NE Binh Thuan Province in Vietnam will soon be converted into a dam by the government.

Cuba: Gorki Re-Entry?

  4 March 2010

Repeating Islands notes that Cuban punk rocker Gorki Águila, “known for raunchy lyrics criticizing Fidel Castro says he will try to return to the island after an 11-month absence.”

Colombia: Transportation Strike from Pedestrian Eyes

  3 March 2010

Citizen videos record the situation lived these past three days of city-wide transportation strike that has Bogota paralyzed. Citizens have resorted to walking, riding bicycles, hitchhiking and climbing into the backs of pickup trucks that will take them closer to their places of work.

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