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Long Name: United Republic of Tanzania Location: Eastern Africa Area (in sq km): 947300 Capital: Dar es Salaam (administrative) Dodoma (legislative) Agricultural Products: coffee, sisal, tea, cotton, pyrethrum (insecticide made from chrysanthemums), cashew nuts, tobacco, cloves, corn, wheat, cassava (tapioca), bananas, fruits, vegetables; cattle, sheep, goats Demonym: Tanzanian(s) Agricultural Labor Force %: 80 Religions: Muslim,… Read More
Long Name: State of Qatar Location: Middle East Area (in sq km): 11586 Capital: Doha Agricultural Products: fruits, vegetables; poultry, dairy products, beef; fish Demonym: Qatari(s) Religions: Muslim, Christian Languages: Arabic, English GDP Growth %: 6.6 Location: Middle East Resources: petroleum, natural gas, fish Population Growth Rate %: 4.19 Exports: liquefied natural gas, petroleum products,… Read More
Long Name: Republic of Cuba Location: Caribbean Sea Area (in sq km): 110860 Capital: Havana Agricultural Products: sugar, tobacco, citrus, coffee, rice, potatoes, beans; livestock Demonym: Cuban(s) Agricultural Labor Force %: .8 Religions: Roman Catholic Industrial Labor Force %: 22.2 Service Labor Force %: 74 Languages: Spanish GDP Growth %: 3.1 Location: Caribbean Sea Resources:… Read More
I was alone in Tokyo. I ventured into a Jazz lounge where a curious young Japanese woman inquired about me. Machiko offered to help me find my way back to Narita airport which she assured me was a bit difficult for first timers to Japan. It wasn’t that difficult, after all, I had made my… Read More
It’s a great island to visit. Jeju has been in the news recently as it’s the next country after Malaysia where Yemeni refugees are seeking asylum. They couldn’t have chosen a better place if you ask me. However, the truth of the matter is that the influx of refugees has caused the Korean population to… Read More
Some people sold their wares. Other people took pictures. Still others walked around and took in the sights. That was my impression of Plaza Mayor. Oh! And it is big. It is really big!
Portugal is littered with relics from the epoch when the Moors ruled the Iberian peninsula. The Castle of Two Moors is one of those locations.
Switzerland is wildly expensive. It is also a country where prostitution is legal, marijuana is smoked openly, and beer is sold at McDonald’s. The photos below were taken 1) while en route to France from Switzerland, and 2) while in Basel and Zürich.
One weekend in 2017 I visited Qatar. What I found surprised and wowed my senses. Here are some photos from that experience.
Yup! Oman was cool because the culture and people were unlike any I had encountered in the Middle East. Coming from the most conservative country in the region, Saudi Arabia, I was surprised to find a Muslim country that did not require its citizens follow strict rules of conduct. Long Name:Sultanate of Oman Location:Middle East… Read More
For over twenty years, Ms. Ricki Stevenson has been organizing tours to educate interested parties on the many African American Lives who have passed through France. Bessie Coleman — first Black female pilot