Friday Links 8.14.09


This week, I waxed nostalgic about Bangladesh, wrote my first negative book review for an author I admire a lot, and complained about HIAS.  Next week, I fear I will have even more heady material after an eight-hour trip to Michigan with the family.  Are you ready?

Links! Discuss amongst yourselves.

1.  Photographs of Port of Halifax (beautiful. I’m a transportation nerd.)

  1. And the same photographer with pictures of Turkey.  Just stunning.

  2. Four days in North Korea.  Sobering.

4.  Lithuania sucks.

  1. Why are [This week, I waxed nostalgic about Bangladesh, wrote my first negative book review for an author I admire a lot, and complained about HIAS.  Next week, I fear I will have even more heady material after an eight-hour trip to Michigan with the family.  Are you ready?

Links! Discuss amongst yourselves.

1.  Photographs of Port of Halifax (beautiful. I’m a transportation nerd.)

  1. And the same photographer with pictures of Turkey.  Just stunning.

  2. Four days in North Korea.  Sobering.

4.  Lithuania sucks.

  1. Why are](http://www.slate.com/id/2224722/?from=rss) both named Georgia?

6.  Just another day in Israel.

7.  No one likes gypsies.

8.  Some Jews are crazy.

9 .  Skate park in Afghanistan.

10.  Gazprom’s office.