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· February, 2010

Stories about Photos from February, 2010

Armenia: Chance meeting

  28 February 2010

Unzipped: Gay Armenia visits the Yuri Mechitov photo exhibit at the National Theatre in London as part of an festival of events honoring Armenian film director Sergei Parajanov and runs into the photographer. The blog posts photographs from the visit and encounter.

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Morocco: Maghreb Bloggers Search for Common Ground

  27 February 2010

A three-day workshop for bloggers from Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco was held from 15 to 17 February 2010 in the Moroccan capital Rabat. Participating bloggers reported and live-tweeted the event. They shared their blogging experiences, engaged in lively debates openly confronting their views on contentious issues and were encouraged to reflect on ways to find grounds for mutual understanding.

Armenia: Safe Sex

  24 February 2010

Unzipped: Gay Armenia posts photos of what could be the first ever publicly available condom dispensing machine in Yerevan, the Armenian capital. The blog says that more are needed.

Egypt: Nadia the flying fish

  16 February 2010

Egyptian journalist and blogger, Nadia El Awady, blogs her experience with Scuba diving in Hurghada, a popular sea resort on the Western limb of the Red Sea. She also shares some of her pictures taken from under the sea.

Suriname: Going Classical

  11 February 2010

“Displays of architectural components — balustrades, window-frames, garden bird-baths — are not an uncommon sight on the outskirts of many Caribbean cities” – but, reports Nicholas Laughlin for Paramaribo SPAN, “the array of concrete columns and reproduction statuary…on the outskirts of Paramaribo is particularly impressive.”

Russia: Pictures and Videos of Arctic Winter

RuNet Echo  10 February 2010

Russian traveler Dan Kislov (a.k.a. LJ user nub1an) posted [RUS] a video and pictures of the Nenetsky Autonomous District [EN], one of the most perspective oil and gas provinces in the country. Oil towers, snowstorms and kilometers of unpopulated terrain.

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