lundi, août 08, 2005

Non Sequitur #16

Le monde est une livre et ceux qui ne voyagent pas n'en lisent qu'une page.
- St. Augustine of Hippo

On the 1st August 2005 the tax on travelling continued to increase in the Republic of Malta.

London and Egypt both suffered a decrease in tourism in the light of the recent bombings.

The UK Foreign Office website warns of the continuing high threat of terrorism in Saudi Arabia. The FO only warns against travelling in situations of extreme and imminent danger according to recently revised internal rules.

Israel's National Security Council counter terrorism headquarters today issued a travel warning to Israelis travelling to Turkey. The warning comes in the wake of three Israeli cruise liners having been diverted to Cyprus from Turkey on Friday because of a security threat. The ships carried over 2,000 people.

Insurances tend to issue their own lists of risk prone areas. For an example see here and here.

In a world full of risks your passport is just another stamp and photo album.

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