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GPS | AZERBAIJAN | Puppets from around the world raise hopes for the future in Baku

GPS | AZERBAIJAN | Puppets from around the world raise hopes for the future in Baku

Why was the opening ceremony of the second international puppet theater festival in Azerbaijan so damn solemn an occasion? Probably because the organizers have put so much hope in it. In November 2011, when the first international theater festival opened in Baku, the Azerbaijan State Puppet Theater turned 80 years old. It is a venerable institution. It was the first time such a large-scale international festival was organized in the history of Azerbaijani theater. Continue reading

GPS | Panama:  Two turtles adoring the sun

GPS | Panama: Two turtles adoring the sun

GPS | CENTRAL AMERICA:   Monkey Island lives up to its name.  Located at the Gamboa Rainforest in Panama, a boat ride tour around Gatun Lake, which surrounds Monkey Island, is a fun opportunity to see 4 different species of monkey, all within 40 minutes of Panama’s capital city.  I did see many other animal specials such … Continue reading