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April, 2010


Slide Night: The four women left behind

Welcome to Slide Night, where we delve into our travel photos and tell the stories behind them. This week it’s Crikey intern Patrick Tombola’s turn. Patrick writes: I had been talking to two of the four women in the photo for some time. My fixer/translator told me they had lost all their family nearby during the Padang [...]

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The war against reclining

After a horrific 10 hour bus trip in Laos with bandanna wearing Europeans who take up every inch of spare space, Kevin O’Faircheallaigh lets rip at those who put their seats back.

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Gentleman of Leisure: Northumberland, where the racism and kebabs fly

I got into a fistfight in a kebab shop in Northumberland, says Rafiq Copeland, as he explains the racism and racial violence he encounters in Britain.

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There’s nothing like a Crikey Competition

A few weeks ago Tourism Australia launched it’s new campaign, further consigning Lara Bingle into the dustbins of history. Sounds like the makings for a Crikey Competition!

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There’s nothing like Australia’s violence on tourists…

News of another bashed tourist got me thinking, is violence in Australia towards foreigners worse than anywhere else or is it just because we’re here that we hear about it? asks Alice Terlikowski.

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Slide Night: A photographic farewell

Dan Miller captures Zhang Qun’an, 69, and her husband of 51 years, Deng Mingyuan, 77, in a ‘wedding photo’ at the edge of a camp for earthquake survivors, northern Sichuan, China.

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Passive Aggressive Book Club

Lots of people try to claim that travel will “make or break” a relationship. Rubbish, says Kevin O’Faircheallaign, it does brings out fun couple games, like Passive Aggressive Book Club.

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