Stories about Photos from July, 2007
Trinidad & Tobago, Jamaica: Blue Mountain Hike
“Yes, this is my water bottle atop the trig marker on Blue Mountain Peak–for a few minutes last Sunday, it was the highest water bottle in Jamaica.” Nicholas Laughlin posts some photos of his hiking expedition.
American Blogger in the land of “Down with USA”
View from Iran has always been a very attractive blog for me. An American blogger based in Iran writes about her daily experiences in the land of “down with America”. Tori Egherman, the American blogger, has now left Iran. She and her husband have just published a book of photos...
China: Blogging summer floods
As floods continue to rise up across China this summer, leaving hundreds dead and millions fleeing from their homes, citizen reporter bloggers in China have been keeping a close eye on the developments.
Trinidad & Tobago: Where Goeth Trinidad?
“How can this happen in the richest country in the Caribbean?” An incident in the Southland causes KnowProSE.com to wonder what Trinidad has come to.
Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados: Harry Potter Launch
“It’s only after he puts on the pair of round fake-Italian sunglasses with the slightly reflective lenses that I realise that the figure in the purple cape I’d seen earlier lurking sheepishly near the self-help section is meant to be Harry.” Caribbean Free Radio posts an entertaining piece on the...
Congo-Brazzaville: Point Noire music festival
Congopages on a recent music festival in Point Noire (Fr), Congo Brazzaville. There are photos!
Bermuda: Election Time
BravoZulu.bm senses a Bermudan election approaching…
Sudan: Flooding in Khartoum
Zizou from Djerba has photographs of heavy flooding this weekend in Khartoum.
Trinidad & Tobago: Saturday Cookup
“A typical Saturday doesn’t usually involve having lunch with a celebrity, roasting amazing Herdwick lamb and stabbing myself with an oyster knife. But yesterday was different.” Can Cook, Must Cook has an eventful weekend.
Haiti: March for Aristide
“Thousands marched in the streets of Port-au-Prince…calling for the return of exiled former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide.” Free Haiti was there.
World Ponders the 7 New Wonders
On July 7, 2007, the world elected a list of “New 7 Wonders”. Chosen by global vote via internet, telephone and SMS, many argue that the election was unfair and favored the broadband-connected West (how else would you explain the Statue of Liberty being one of the 21 finalists?). The...
Iran:Great photos from an international photographer
Nasrollah Kasraian,an international photographer, has just launched his personal site where you can see beautiful photos of Iranian people and places.
Syria: Damascus Old Streets
Syrian Looks takes us down Damascus’ old streets in this photo post.
Trinidad & Tobago, Guyana: Tasty Dishes
Lifespan of a Chennette blogs about a few dishes that have formed part of her “Guyanese foodie experience”.
DR Congo: London protest march photos
Le renouveau congolais has photos of a recent protest march in London, including one of a beaming man carrying a poster that reads: “I want to kill Kabila myself.”
St. Vincent & the Grenadines: J'ouvert
Abeni confesses to being a “party animal” and posts some photos taken at St. Vincent's J'ouvert celebrations.
Morocco: The week in photos
From the capital of Rabat to enchanting Marrakesh to the countryside, Jillian York takes us on a photo tour of Morocco through its bloggers.
Anguilla: Hotel Turns Into Slum
Corruption-free Anguilla finds out that a derelict hotel has become living quarters for Mexicans imported into the island to run a dolphin facility: “Chalk up another victory for crass profits over humanity.”