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Khaira Arby asks, "Why, in a country of beautiful women, do men go to war?"

August 31 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #African music, #African women, #female genital mutilation, #Khaira Arby, #Mali, #Music, #NPR, #singing, #Travel News, #Waidio

As a singer, Khaira Arby has opened the door to a generation of artistic women who now follow in her footsteps. ... Arby has also sung against the practice of female genital mutilation, and in "Waidio," she decries the "anguish of women," insisting that...

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Queen of procrastination

August 23 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #DiverseTraveller.com - Women Who Travel, Write, Snap & Share, #multi-tasking, #not writing, #Ola Fagbohun, #procrastination, #sky-plus, #Writing

"Procrastination - the action of delaying or postponing something." (Source: Dicionary.com) Each morning I awake to pray for the day on BBC Radio 4, and usually spend the following hours planning to do things I knew would never get done. But today was...

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UK holiday-makers urged to check their vaccinations are up-to-date

August 18 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #8weekstogo, #Bali, #disease, #DiverseTraveller.com - Women Who Travel, Write, Snap & Share, #eat pray love, #holiday-makers, #Rabies, #Recommendations & Rants (tips, links and reviews), #Travel Beyond the UK, #travel health, #travellers, #vaccinations

Planning to follow in the footsteps of American author Elizabeth Gilbert, and create your very own Eat, Pray, Love experience? Well, stop fantasizing, and take a moment to consider the following urgent travel health advice, particularly if you plan to...

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JungleDrums issue 83 - secret London & best pousadas in #Brazil

August 12 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Brazil, #issuu, #JungleDrums, #London, #online magazine, #pousada, #Travel News

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Vuvuzela, Zakumi the Cheetah and Winnie Mandela

August 5 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #David Fagbohun, #Football, #South Africa, #Travel News, #vuvuzela, #Winnie Mandela, #World Cup 2010, #Zakumi

You guessed it a vuvuzela. Throughout the World Cup 2010 in South Africa, David and I were texting each other several times a day, he giving updates from his three weeks in South Africa, me giving him the 'home' perspective. However, for the most important...

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Travel quote - travel, a personal journey

August 2 2010 , Written by thediversetraveller Published on #Brazil, #evelyn welty, #Ola Fagbohun, #photograph, #Salvador de Bahia, #travel, #Travel News, #Travel quote, #travel writer, #travelling, #woman travellers, #women travelers

"Through travel I first became aware of the outside world; it was through travel that I found my own introspective way into becoming part of it." - Eudora Welty, writer Picture: Me in Salvador de Bahia, N.E Brazil (2003)

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