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Was the September FIFA International Break Used Effectively

Since the end of club games last Sunday evening, the football world has been in the midst of the September international break, where national teams across the world have been playing friendlies or taking part in qualifying games for various upcoming tournaments. 521 more words


Gwada IV: Basse-Terre and Les Saintes

Continued from here.

Monday, 10 February 2014

So, I was heading to Basse-Terre. To get to Trois-Rivières I got on bus to Basse-Terre town. The scenery out of the bus window was very nice and quite different from that on Grande-Terre: there were sugarcane fields, banana plantations, beaches, towns – all that on the backdrop of mountains. 1,968 more words


Happy Pride Calgary Week

As I finished my teaching contract in the Caribbean earlier this April, a Guadeloupean friend passed me a yellow handwritten note, to be read on the plane. 75 more words

[Souvenirs and tokens of Travels from...] Guadeloupe

There’s always the stuff that you expect to bring back, that you almost go on a hunt for. And then there’s the small thing, the unexpected sweet, funny object, item of clothing that caught your attention… 163 more words


Gwada III: southwestern coast of Grande-Terre and La Désirade

Thursday, 6 February 2014

From Le Gosier to Saint-François

Yet another day I was woken up by loud showers in early morning. It was sunny when I left the hotel shortly before 9 am, but there were some big puddles on the streets. 1,838 more words


The Caribbean Goes Geothermal

At least this article starts out by answering the ‘Why?’: “Because Caribbean islands could help lead the way in weaning us from fossil fuels by tapping into heat energy deep within the Earth.” In “Sun, Surf, Geothermal Energy: The Caribbean Goes Geothermal,” Melissa Pandika writes about the future of geothermal energy and how it is being explored in Nevis, St. 630 more words