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Part I: The Great Grand Bara 15K of Djibouti of the more unusual traditions of Djibouti: a 15-kilometer race across one of...serves for the running world is what Djibouti represents to that of politics: a small...favorite house to sleep at. Consequently, Djibouti is now hosting a smörg sbord of international...
Egypt unpackaged

...arrived in the east African country of Djibouti once more. For this break, I, but where? As planes from Djibouti only fly to about six places, my options...back to Cairo to grab my flight back to Djibouti. To my grand delight, I discovered...
Not a nation of conquest

I am a Marine forward-deployed in Djibouti, Africa. My home is Juneau. I read Glen Ray's letter to...the way the heat sticks to everything else about me here in Djibouti. There is little comfort I can offer Glen Ray except through...
Suprised to find an Ethiopian Utopia

...Bahir Dar, Ethiopia. The University of Djibouti had a wonderful 11-day "winter" holiday...Addis Ababa. Arriving in Addis from Djibouti was a culture shock unto itself: cool...night on the airport floor (my flight to Djibouti was the next morning). It was there...
Translator's Tales: An unorthodox approach to international translation

...did. Moonlighting My primary work in Djibouti was teaching English, but when you're...order and safety back to these waters. Djibouti finds itself in a bit of a quagmire...border with Somalia. Moreover, half of Djibouti's population is ethnically Somali...
Great Grand Bara Part II

...Grand Bara 15 km desert race of Djibouti (courtesy of the French experiences as a runner in Djibouti have been fairly positive. True...over and coughing their lungs out. Djibouti is not a country known for sports...
Translator's Tales

...Somali piracy creates mixed feelings in Djibouti. Discussions with my Djiboutian friends...the pirates have on their country. As Djibouti's industry relies heavily on its port...another side to the coin. Somalia, Djibouti's neighbor, is an extremely poor country...
The unsung heroes of travel for your bus ticket too!). In Djibouti, Africa, whether or not they really...drug called khat to various ports in Djibouti, Africa. Not only did they give me...volunteer in the east African country of Djibouti, where he teaches English at the only...
Togo tales: US electoral admiration in Africa

...Surprisingly, I have, in fact, had the opportunity to witness the last two presidential elections in Africa, first in Djibouti in 2008 and now in Togo. I will never forget how obsessively Djiboutians followed the 2008 election. Afterward there was...
Why can't we keep our National Guard home?

...more than 100 other countries around the globe. That includes 9,500 in Italy and another 1,100 in the African nation of Djibouti. And we have 2,000 troops stationed on Europe's Iberian Peninsula as if they are protecting the entrance to the Mediterranean...


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