The Antitraveller
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Posts Tagged ‘travel

Rebranding Sydney

June 12, 2008

the Tourism Minister recently announced an additional $40 million to be spent on tourism development over three years. In the next three months, industry representatives will be asked to help formulate an action plan, including how best to rebrand Sydney. — rebranding sydney to the world ‘Visit Sydney – come and talk property prices with […]

World Bank – making the worlds poor more productive slaves

April 16, 2008

Aid and Trade: The World Banks mission to make the worlds poor more productive slaves.     According to the World Bank its mission is to “   fight poverty with passion and professionalism for lasting results”. Its seems a mission of noble intent, and indeed its reports and presidents speeches repeat it over and […]

Five Great Travellers Books

April 13, 2008

1. Candide by Voltaire Awesome little travel book, first published in 1759 but fresh like it was written last week. 2. The Colossus Of Maroussi by Henry Miller Tropic of Cancer is a great travel book too, but this one of Miller in Greece is full of traveller inspiration and beauty. 3. The Mosquito Coast by […]

Sydney

April 6, 2008

Its just a bastard of a city Sydney. Don’t let the hype lead you astray. Don’t bother with a word of it. Stay away from these people. They’ve become mean robots of greed. They’ve been Greekatised by the greedy grumbling property-possesive, financial status-obsessive mammals. You can’t get a few sentences into a conversation with a […]