Gadlinks for Tuesday, 6.16.09

Here’s a look at what else is going on in the travel world today…

  • The Boston Globe’s photo blog “The Big Picture” posts some outstanding photos from the aftermath of Iran’s controversial election. Andrew Sullivan has dozens more first-hand accounts.
  • Bootsnall’s Eileen Smith suggests 15 Incredible Desserts You Should Try on the Road. I’ll admit it, I almost licked the screen while looking at that picture of baklava. (Okay, I did.)
  • Attention Mountain Dew commercial casting directors: Here‘s some video of Tyler Bradt, a 22-year-old extreme kayaker, setting a world record by plunging off a 186-foot waterfall.
  • How can you not love Japan?
  • Finally, Chris Blattman thinks that Nicholas Kristof’s recent tips for surviving bandits in poor countries will be counter-productive to his goal of encouraging more people to visit third world countries.

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