Whitewashed stone cottages with deep blue doors that camouflage with the frothing Mediterranean a few yards away, Hebrew alphabet and careless Arabic scribbles on their façades. The fresh fragrance of oven-baked bread at a busy bakery on whose walls are Menorahs alongside verses from the Qur’an. A group of young men wearing exquisitely embroidered Kippah skull caps, the loose ends of the ‘Tallit Katan’ religious vest hanging under T-shirts, greet others at an old mosque after the last prayers of the day.
RAROTONGA, Cook Islands (Cook Islands News, Oct. 13, 2016) – Cook Islands Tourism Corporation has launched a development policy framework that is being eyed as a pathway for sustainable tourism in this country.
The Centre for Asian Studies is inviting scholars and the general public to an international academic conference “Travel and Mutual Understanding: East Asia, Europe and Beyond“ that will be held October 20-21 in Kaunas, Lithuania at VMU Small Hall (Daukanto st. 28, 2nd floor).