Stories about Photos from October, 2008
Zambia: Photo of Main Opposition Candidate Voting
Flickr photo of the main opposition candidate in the Presidential election in Zambia, Michael Satta, voting on October 30, 2008.
How to Drive in Morocco
From Warp to Weft writes some rules on how to drive in Morocco.
India: Mangalore violence
“It has been over a month since the riots in Mangalore but the anger has not gone away,” writes Apurva Mathad at Kafila after visiting a Monastery which was attacked in retaliation to the allegation of forced conversions. Madhat posts some pictures in his blog.
Venezuela: How Children Show Their Community Through Photography
Ancla2 is an educational cooperative devoted to teaching photography, technology, and media skills to children from small and poor communities in Venezuela, who have discovered a new way to see and appreciate their own surroundings, and at the same time, have learned new life skills that will help them in many other areas.
Japan: Expression of surprise
Blogger and comedian Hirokazu Fujii [藤井宏和] snaps a picture and catches an expression of surprise [ja].
Russia: Kaliningrad's Real and “Fake” Estate
Copydude writes about and posts pictures of Kaliningrad's and Svetlogorsk's real estate – and “fake estate.”
Russia: Russian Tourists
Copydude writes about Russian tourists in St. Petersburg.
Bangladesh: Photographs of Sundarbans
Desherchobi posts some lovely pictures of the Sundarbans in Bangladesh after a recent safari trip.
Scenes from the Kuwait Stock Exchange
Mark, from Kuwait, shares those scenes from the Kuwait Stock Exchange.
Kuwait: Sanskrit Manuscript
From Kuwait, Fernas shares with his readers a rare Sanskrit manuscript on palm leaves from the first half of 19th century India – which is part of his personal collection.
U.S.V.I.: After Omar
News of St. John posts a few photos of the island post-Hurricane Omar.
Belize: Major Flooding
“Massive flooding in the western and central areas of Belize has cut off many villages and towns from the rest of the country, led to emergency evacuations, loss of crops and the closure of most schools…”: Belizean has the details.
Morocco: Beni Znassen Mountains
From Morocco, Hassi Milli shares scenes from the Beni Znassen mountains.
Iran: No World record sandwich for Iran
Biseda, an Iranian blogger, has published a couple of photos of a 1,500m (4,920ft) long sandwich made of ostrich meat.The crowd started attacking the sandwich before any of the three Guinness representatives present had the chance to confirm its length. The blogger says these people are hungry and do not...
China: Co-operation 2.0 on Beijing’s Black Jails
In cooperation with citizen reporter Zhou Shuguang (Zola) and other two journalists Chen Er (Doubleaf) and Guo Jiannong, Xu Zhiyong, who firstly blogged Beijing’s black jails in the end of September, went to visit one of the unlawful prisons again on Monday, attacked by a group of thugs who were allegedly hired by the authorities.
South Africa: Photos From Rage 2008
Ismail attended Rage 2008 in Johannesburg, South Africa: “Rage is a yearly gaming expo held in Johannesburg South Africa, i took some pictures when i attended last week.”
Japan: Wallpaper pictures
Sinsoku VIP [神速VIP] has a long list of “cool and sad” pictures to stick on your wall [ja].
Egypt: Detainees Stacked Like Sardine in a Cage?
Prisoners stacked one on top of the other in a cage? Award winning Egyptian blogger Wael Abbas exposes yet another horrific breach of human rights on his popular blog Misr Digital.
Ukraine: Rally Against UPA
At Ukrainiana, lots of photos and video from a rally against the Ukrainian Insurgent Army, which took place in Kyiv today: “As expected, I found myself in the Jurassic Park of communism, progressive socialism, pan-Slavism, Russian monarchism, imperialism, Eurasianism and whatnot.”
Trinidad & Tobago: Orchid-Mania
From Trinidad & Tobago, My Chutney Garden takes us into “the strange and wonderful world of orchids.”
Moving Back to Jamaica features a post by Susan Warmington about Guineps, a local fruit: “Do you remember how that Guinep sounds when you bite into it? The delicious crack that it makes as the crisp skin gives way under your teeth? That flavor cannot truly be compared to any...