Monthly Archives: June 2010

traffic

Oaxaca City – Traffic on Alcala Street where street construction and no signage has frustrated and confused drivers.

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matariki

New Zealand – Matariki is the Maori name for the group of stars also known as the Pleiades star cluster. The Maori New Year is marked by the rising of Matariki and the sighting of the new moon. The day … Continue reading

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australia

Julia Gillard has been sworn in as Australia’s first female Prime Minister after ousting Kevin Rudd in an unopposed Labor leadership battle. ABC explains that voters lost faith in Rudd after a series of bungles and backflips, including the shelving … Continue reading

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Cancun

Patricia from UK-based Tourism Concern writes: “We are working with a television production company, Betty TV, who are commissioned to make a series of films for Channel 4 television here in the UK. They have just decided on which destinations … Continue reading

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solstice and sports

Happy Solstice! — summer in the northern hemisphere and winter in the southern hemisphere. Also of note is our continuing coverage LIVE from Cape Town and the World Cup, part of a series of YouTube videos It’s great to see … Continue reading

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Durban

Moses Mabhida Stadium – Updated, June 5th – Durban, South Africa Originally uploaded by DigitalGlobe-Imagery Durban

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flickr

How to put your photos online Originally uploaded by planeta Updating the handy give-away explaining how to put photos online Flickr For background, check out Flickr Tips on the Planeta Wiki. Related Responsible Tourism Photography in Oaxaca – Transitions Abroad … Continue reading

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