// Axarquia expat celebrates 90th birthday//

Axarquia expat celebrates 90th birthday

lillianallen90-e1408530755821LONG-TIME Axarquia resident, Lillian Allen, has celebrated her 90th birthday with her family and friends in Torrox Pueblo.

Lilian moved to Spain almost 20 years ago after receiving treatment for breast cancer in the UK. She has regular checkups at Carlos Haya hospital in Malaga and Hospital Comarcal in Velez-Malaga.

Lilian believes the Spanish diet is a major factor in her longevity enjoying a…

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// Chacha Inqilab: Expat poet stirs emotions at PTI sit-in//

Chacha Inqilab: Expat poet stirs emotions at PTI sit-in

ISLAMABAD: For ‘Chacha Inqilab’, any blood spilt for the nation never goes in vain but a revolution which does not change the system is worthless in the end.

A Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) supporter, Javed Iqbal Cheema, has travelled from Milan, Italy, to join the party’s ‘Azadi March’ as he believes the real revolution can only come by rendering sacrifices.

Cheema, known as Chacha Inqilab by…

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Expatriate women prefer dad’s sponsorship to job

Many expat women are still reluctant to transfer their sponsorships from their male guardians onto their employers despite new Labor Ministry laws.

Expatriate women prefer dad’s sponsorship to job

Many expat women are still reluctant to transfer their sponsorships from their male guardians onto their employers despite new Labor Ministry laws.

#buddhist #prayer #flags #rumtek #monastery #greenery #sikkim #tourism #travel

#buddhist #prayer #flags #rumtek #monastery #greenery #sikkim #tourism #travel

#rain #colourful #flower #leaves #nature #bermiok #sikkim #dewdrops #india #indiaphotos

#rain #colourful #flower #leaves #nature #bermiok #sikkim #dewdrops #india #indiaphotos

// Eye see the picture//

Eye see the picture

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20140714_154203 copyWhen I took this picture on the banks of the Teesta river just as we entered India’s Sikkim state from West Bengal, it was just meant as another photograph – one of a few hundred I took during our week-long holiday in the mountains. But, later, after downloading and looking at it on the big screen, it gave an entirely different and ‘special’ look. The vivid colours, the Amesterdam-kind of look…

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// Island CraP//

singhcircle:

This is IT! Welcome to what was once the FOURTH ESTATE !!

Originally posted on sindhuspace:

Giant_Crab_by_TrendyDNASo, finally, the creepy gigantic CRAB that was supposedly stalking the Bahrain coastline turns out to be a teaser ad campaign for a crab STRUCTURE coming up by an ambitious advertising agency in this (island) nation.  

Journalists in Bahrain took the bait and was taken for a cheesy ride by…

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// Flowers - Power and Colour//

Flowers – Power and Colour

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20140716_143246 20140716_143033 20140716_142315 20140716_142338 20140716_142306 20140716_142804 20140716_143004 20140716_143008 20140716_143234Here are some pictures I took of the awesome flowers we came across during our holiday.
Being in Bahrain, we are actually starved of such beauty of nature, staying in very harsh summer for three months, with another three months of mild to harsh summer and around three months of what we pretend is winter.
The remaining three months are what we say are ‘moderate- – it is neither cold, not…

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// Mumbai through an expat’s eyes//

Mumbai through an expat’s eyes

259952-expatMost of them are from First World countries, where the streets are clean and pothole-free, where people abide by rules and there is no dearth of creature comforts. For expats, you’d think that Mumbai, with all its chaos, its cramped houses and dirty streets, would be more of a nightmare than a home. Yet, despite its countless drawbacks, the cosmopolitan city continues to attract lakhs of migrants…

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This #friendly #old #lady was #photographed at #Rumtek #monastery in #Sikkim #face #lines #age #picture #photograph

This #friendly #old #lady was #photographed at #Rumtek #monastery in #Sikkim #face #lines #age #picture #photograph

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