Monthly Archives: May 2011

Revolution in Benghazi

(First of my three part series on the Libyan revolution of Feb 2011.) Browsing through the newspaper on a balmy Goan evening I read the latest war update from a continent far away .I rewind to three months ago when … Continue reading

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Trip to Tripoli

With the Nato airstrikes against Ghaddafi hotting up Tripoli is in the news everyday.I┬áhad made a few trips to Tripoli( or Trabulus as libyans call it) from Benghazi ┬áduring my Libya stint,the most recent being in December last year.I landed … Continue reading

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Via Balbia

Continuing our day excursion from Benghazi ,after Cyrene we went on a long drive along the North African coast ;Via balbia – as the Libyan coastal highway was known when it was first built by Mussolini during Italian colonial rule … Continue reading

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