Mexico City

Photo: Ron Mader, La Corregidora Mexico City is one of the oldest cities in the Americas. The Distrito Federal (Mexico City, also known as ‘DF’ and ‘CDMX’) (elevation: 2,240 meters or 7,350 feet) is the political hub of Mexico. The city is surprisingly green thanks to numerous city parks, including the Alameda, Chapultepec, Viveros and …

Barcelona

Photo: Ajuntament Barcelona, Jornada Castellera A cosmopolitan home to 1.5 million, Barcelona is the second largest city in Spain and the capital of Catalonia. NATURAL WORLD Barcelona is located on the Iberian Peninsula’s Mediterranean coast on a plateau bordered by the Colllserola mountain range and the Llobregat and Besòs rivers. PARC NATURAL DE COLLSEROLA Parc …

Cities

Cities need human voices to articulate stories about sustainable practices and responsible travel. At their best, these are face-to-face encounters which are often supplemented by the social web. Think blended learning! We’re able to meetup in person if we have established contact via our smartphones and digital devices. Wiki http://planeta.wikispaces.com/cities Artwork Slideshare Cities from ron …

Paris

Photo: The Climate Group, Paris Paris is the capital city of France. GEOGRAPHY Paris is located on the Seine River. CULTUAL WORLD The city hosts numerous iconic landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame cathedral, the Champs-Elysées, the Arc de Triomphe among its many attractions, along with world famous institutions such as the Louvre …

Puebla City

Photo: Russ Bowling, Puebla The city of Puebla (elevation: 2,160 meters or 7,085 feet) is the capital of the state of Puebla and the fourth largest city in Mexico. Puebla is a modern city with rich history and beauty. The city is justly famous for its colonial architecture, gastronomy and crafts. HISTORY Founded in 1531 …

Tlaxcala City

Photo: Dinesh Rao, Meeting Located at the foot of La Malinche volcano, Tlaxcala City is the capital of the state of Tlaxcala. Tlaxcala City is a colonial gem. The Plaza de la Constitución, also known as the Zócalo, boasts several impressive colonial buildings, including the sixteenth-century Government Palace which features colorful twentieth-century murals and the …

Kerala

Photo: Ron Mader, Kerala Rice Kerala, India Wiki Kerala Embedded Tweets Night out in our village #RiverNila #keralablogexpress #FolkExpressions pic.twitter.com/UZWjij0owa — The Blue Yonder (@theblueyonder) March 28, 2017

austin

Austin, Texas Austin is the capital of Texas. The University of Texas (UT) includes a presidential library and important collections of art. PARKS There is a hike-and-bike trail near Town Lake. GROWTH Austin grew by 41% in the 1990s and passed the half-million population mark. TRANSPORTATION There are frequent buses and flights to Texas cities …