Stories about Photos from September, 2007
Trinidad & Tobago: Indian Sweets
Through The Lens Trinidad and Tobago posts an appetizing photo of traditional Indian sweets.
Trinidad & Tobago: Visiting Curaçao
Lifespan of a Chennette makes a trip to Curaçao and gives us a guided tour…
Trinidad & Tobago: Mayaro Memories
KnowProSE.com spends some time in Mayaro, on Trinidad's south east coast.
Belize: Carnival Time
“Due to our most recent hurricane scare, Carnival was rescheduled to yesterday”: Belize-y Livin’ mixed fun with responsibility as she “handed out the condoms and HIV/AIDS literature to adults when we were walking behind the float…HIV/AIDS affects Belize more than any other Central American country.”
Jamaica: Moving House
Montego Bay Day By Day posts a photographic account of the moving of a “chattel house” in Jamaica.
Trinidad & Tobago: Carnival Exhibition
The bookmann reviews an exhibition of various elements of Trinidad and Tobago Carnival, currently on display at BRIC'S Rotuda Gallery in Brooklyn, New York.
Dominica: A View To A Thrill
Living Dominica has what is possibly the best view on the island…
Grenada, Guyana: Mission Accomplished
Guyana-Gyal inspires Free Spirit to wonder about her accomplishments in Grenada – and she posts images of one of her proudest triumphs.
Arabeyes: Driving in Ramadhan
Staying up all night, sleep deprivation and lack of water, food and cigarettes from sunrise to sunset during Ramadan, the month of fasting, is having its toll on drivers - especially those stuck in traffic jams. Here are some of the rants from exasperated bloggers.
Trinidad & Tobago: Beach Cleanup
“I hope that this post makes you more appreciative of your environment…it really was sad (and gross) how much plastic debris we cleared. I wish that here in Trinidad and Tobago we took our roles as collective custodians more seriously”: TriniGourmet.com takes part in a beach cleanup effort and posts...
Iran: Dogs arrested
The blogger Dastan reports on the arrest of dogs by Iranian police on September 9th, to rid the country of ‘western influences’ and ‘immodesty’. The dog owners are shocked at the arrests and are worried about the fate of their pets. Furthermore, dastan notes that the dogs are neither fed...
St. Kitts & Nevis: Volcano Hike
“Mt Liamuiga is St Kitts tallest mountain at 3,792ft, and a ‘potentially active’ stratovolcano with a very well defined crater…” Steve's Dominica goes hiking.
Israel: Sderot's Invisible Wounds
How long does it take before the remote feels closer, and how can invisible wounds draw more attention? Both remoteness and invisibility take a lead role in the story of this Israeli city, Sderot, located at a distance of one km from the Gaza strip. It is far enough from the central Israeli metropolis to be forgotten, yet due to recent campaigns, has been coming up in local news more and more frequently.
Iran:Kish in 4 photos
Kosoof, a leading photo blogger,has published 4 great photos of Kish Island.
Iran: Families remember mass executions of 1988
August 31 was the 19th anniversary of the execution of thousands of Iranian political prisoners in 1988 who were buried in a mass grave in Khavaran. Friends and relatives of the victims visited the grave where their chidren, brothers, sisters are buried without name or sign. In spite of pressure...
Iraq: Vacationing in Lebanon and Syria
Iraqi blogger Faiza Al-Arji posts pictures from her last vacation to Syria and Lebanon here.
Morocco election photoblog lets voters talk politics with pictures
Millions of Moroccans headed to the polls today to take part in a political process many lament will only offer the Moroccan people more of the same. So if voters aren't particularly enthused, who could blame them? It's Morocco's eighth parliamentary elections since 1960, but as Amazigh Blog (fr) wrote...
Barbados: Safety First
Living in Barbados is concerned about the lack of enforcement of safety measures on one of the island's construction sites.
Trinidad & Tobago: Public Art
“As cities in the first world move to celebrate their works of art we hide ours behind facades and glass”: Blogging from Trinidad and Tobago, Thebookmann makes a case for preserving public art.
Cuba: Musical Chacon
Photographer Roy Llera posts a shot of Chacon, a Cuban musician who passed away in 2003: “One day I found him at home in a small shack on a hillside in Casablanca…as most Cubans he invited me into his home and proudly stated ‘mi casa es su casa'…I felt at...
Trinidad and Tobago: Port of Spain under water
The weather phenomenon subsequently named Hurricane Felix caused flooding and landslides in Trinidad and Tobago on Saturday 1 September. Blogger Attillah Springer photographed the capital, Port of Spain, under water.