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Lester Bolicenni

Based in Paris, volunteer translator for Global Voices in French, I now also contribute to Global Voices in English as part of my general obsession and loving dedication to new media.

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Latest posts by Lester Bolicenni

France: Language Lessons in the Park

27 October 2009

Sarah Hay blogs about the French lessons she gives to a group of young Afghan asylum seekers in a park in Paris. “They’re incredibly keen that I learn the Pashto for everything I teach them to the point of comical mishap, for example when I taught them the word metro…”

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USA: Pilgrimage into the Wild

23 September 2009

Numerous fans of the best-selling book Into the Wild make the treacherous journey to the exact location in Alaska where its main character died in an abandoned public bus. Thankfully, many live to blog about it too.

India: Beer is against Indian culture?

17 September 2009

Amit Varma, on India Uncut, wonders if beer is against Indian culture, after the Indian People's Party (BPJ) protested in opposition to a female minister who attended “a beer promotion party”.

Nepal: The not so pristine Himalayas

7 September 2009

On travel blog Worldhum, Joanna Kakissis reports that climate-change watchdog group Eco Everest has created a successful new “cash for trash” program that rewards climbers for the waste they bring down from Mount Everest.

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