Stories about Photos from October, 2007
St. Kitts & Nevis, Trinidad & Tobago: The True Caribbean
“Being born a West Indian means that I am less likely to succumb to the palm trees, blue sea, white sand, standard tourist pitch. The Caribbean islands are so much more complicated…” My Chutney Garden reveals what she loves about Nevis.
China: Graffiti Found
Meckleychina found some graffiti in Shanghai Yangpu district. (via shanghaiist)
Iran:150 Dolphins died in one month
Mojgan Jamshidi,pro environment blogger and journalist, says[Fa] that about 150 dolphins died in the south of Iran during last month.The blogger adds the reasons of their death have not been announced but we can guess one main reason is the very polluted water.Watch the photos here.
“I so wish there was a way to modernise the town without losing the old world charm and without knocking down all those beautiful old buildings,” writes Montego Bay Day By Day as she features the charming Jamaican town of Lucea.
Trinidad & Tobago, Suriname: Preservation
KnowProSE.com wonders about the cost of preservation – and how it applies “to other things that cannot be digitized and saved”.
Trinidad & Tobago: Too Much Traffic
KnowProSE.com shares his thoughts on traffic in Trinidad and Tobago.
Iran:Iranian lovers in trouble in 8 photos
Husband shows in 8 photos how two Iranian lovers were controled by a security agent and got into trouble.The agent checked their identity cards and found out they are not in the same family!
Guyana, Brazil: Building a Bridge
Living Guyana posts photos of the progress that has been made on the construction of the bridge that will link Guyana and Brazil.
Iran:Zoo in Photos
Nika has published several photos of a Zoo in Tehran.The blogger regrets that these animals are kept in small cages.
Dominica: Celebrating Independence
Steve's Dominica posts a Flickr photoset of some of the island's Independence celebrations.
Celebrating festivals, feasting and donating smiles
Last Saturday Muslims all over the world celebrated Eid ul-Fitr that marks the end of Ramadan. Abul Kalam Azad a Chennai blogger shares his experiences. His children eagerly distributing festival sweets to friends and neighbours, His youngest daughter preparing a project detailing Ramadan with her non-muslim friend's help. Azad ponders...
Meet Maggid Mjengwa – Tanzania's Photoblogger
Today, we are introducing you to Maggid Mjengwa. Maggid is one of the leading photobloggers from Tanzania who has been trying to combine blogging, photography and political activism. Apart from being a very active blogger, Maggid is also a well-known columnist for a Swahili weekly in Tanzania, RAI. He shares his time with us to talk about his love for writing and how he got involved with electronic media.
China: Freak rain floods Hangzhou
Hangzhou in eastern China's Zhejiang province is home to the Qiantang River, which each year plays host to the world's largest tidal bore; large enough that it occasionally washes bore-watchers away when it comes. This year's bore has come and gone, but the biggest water story in Hangzhou this season...
Egypt: Fabricated Images
Egyptian blogger Malcolm X reviews newspaper images of Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak and says (Ar) that they are fabricated – as they show the President in the same posture with different guests.
Iran:79 Dolphins died in Persian Golf
Kamangir reports that oil contamination is blamed as one of the possible reasons behind the death of 79 dolphins in Persian Gulf.Watch the photos.