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· September, 2008

Stories about Photos from September, 2008

Lebanon: Lyrical Internet Usage Map

A Diamond's Eye View of the World, an American who lives/lived in Lebanon, draws our attention to Lumeta’s Internet mapping project, which “includes this lyrical (okay, slightly alien-looking) map of...

Saudi Arabia: New Friends

From Saudi Arabia, Stilettos in the Sand has made new friends. Click on the link to see their pictures.

Qatar: Time to Break Fast

From Qatar, Bahraini blogger Ammar Talk [ar] posts pictures of children around cannons, fired to signal the time to break one's fast in Ramadhan.

Lebanon: Hommus and Tabbouli

Lebanese blog Hommus & Tabbouli provides a list of mouth watering cuisine from Lebanon and beyond.

Georgia: Frontline Photos

Popular Photography's blog features photos and an account of the war between Georgia and Russia by New York-based photojournalist Jonathan Alpayrie.

Japan: Internship at Hatena

University student and blogger id:suztomo describes (with many photos) their experience in September doing an internship [ja] at Hatena in Kyoto, Japan. The blogger had two objectives with the internship:...

Dominica: Independence

Dominica Weekly posts photos from the opening ceremony of the island's 30th anniversary of independence.

Iran: Rural heritage of Guilan

Kourosh Ziabari, Iran based blogger, wrote an article about Iranian northern province, Guilan and has published several interesting photos.

Iran:Filtering in Iran in One Web Day in Oxford

In One Web Day in Oxford, a small exhibition of Kosoof‘s works portray Iranian bloggers, who struggle with censorship and Internet filtering in their country. Watch them here and here.

Japan: Photos from Iriomote

Blogger id:mereco posts amazing photos [ja] from her trip to the island of Iriomote [西表島] in Okinawa, Japan. Photos from the trip include pictures of cows, hermit and coconut crabs,...

Japan: Uni likes the bathtub

At Uni no Himitsu Kichi (うにの秘密基地), Japanese blogger sauta19 posts photos of her cat [ja] Uni following her into the bathroom and on top of the bathtub, a place that...

Jordan: An Illustrated Accident

Jordanian Jad had a car accident and illustrates how it happened here.

Kuwait: Rabbit Outside the Mosque

Kuwaiti Frankom [Ar] found a rabbit outside the mosque … and shot it – with his mobile phone's camera, of course.

China: Life of Ordinary Chinese People

kdnet has a set of photos depicting the everyday life of ordinary Chinese people.

Trinidad & Tobago: Morning Glory

Spend the morning in Trinidadian blogger Sharon Millar‘s garden…

Bangladesh: Images of nature

Desher Chobi posts some beautiful pictures shot in the Botanical Garden of Dhaka, Bangladesh as a part of the photowalk organized by Flickr group “Shudhui Bangla”.

China: Illegitimate Girl Deprived of the Right to Education

An illegitimate girl of primary-school age in Zhuhai, South China, was turned away by the local schools, because her mother is not able to afford the hefty fine for illegitimacy,...

Japan: Manga teaches children danger of fast food

Japanese blogger and author Chiki Ogiue [荻上チキ] scans an educational manga book he stumbled on at an eco cafe [ja] that teaches children good dietary habits with incredibly frank visual...

Iran: Google Earth and former jailed blogger

Mojtaba Saminejad, an Iranian blogger, who had been in jail for more than 20 months for his writings, uses Google Earth to show us his prison in Iran.

Poland: Krakow, Now and Then

Photos of ten Krakow buildings, now and then (100 years ago) – at Polandian.

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