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 …

San Antonio

San Antonio, Texas Current time in San Antonio   Quotes We are all members of one community and we have a common goal … improving the economic and social conditions of our city and making it a more desirable place in which to live.

Xochimilco

Photo: Ron Mader, Xochimilco A highlight of any trip to Mexico City is a visit to the canals and gardens of Xochimilco. ORIGINS 500 years ago Xochimilco was the agricultural hub of Tenochtitlán, a metropolis of 235,000 inhabitants. In the Náhuatl language of the Aztecs, the name Xochimilco means ‘garden of flowers.’ The flowers that …

Cusco

Cuzco is located near the Urubamba Valley (Sacred Valley) of the Andes mountain range. Cuzco is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. VISITING? LOCATION – TRANSPORTATION – The airport is at the edge of the city. There are daily internal flights to and from Lima, Arequipa and small jungle airstrips in the Amazon. Cuzco is connected …

Perth

Photo: Mark Pegrum, Somerville Cinema, Perth, Australia Perth is the capital of Western Australia and the fourth largest city in Australia with an enviable standard of living. Natural World The Swan River estuary flows through the city. The long sweep of beach at Matilda Bay is popular for family picnics. Adjacent to the Swan River, about 1.5 …