Milpa

Global Lingo As part of our series of global vocabulary, we would like to start a cheer for the milpa. Social Web Challenge Post a photo of a milpa online Facebook. = Publica una foto de una milpa en línea de Facebook. Translate milpa in another language. = Translate milpa in another language. Tag a …

UNESCO

Photo: Ron Mader, Oaxaca Unesco The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations. The purpose of UNESCO is to contribute to peace and security by promoting international collaboration through education, science, and culture in order to further universal respect for justice, the rule of law, and …

Indigenous Peoples Day #IndigenousPeoplesDay

Celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day. Hashtag #IndigenousPeoplesDay used frequently as a counterpoint to Columbus Day. Each year Planeta.com hosts Indigenous Peoples Week to focus on travel and tourism. We also celebrate August 9, the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People. This event recognizes the achievements and contributions made by Indigenous Peoples. There are other holidays and commemorations of …

Baseball

Photo: Ron Reiring, Dodger Stadium Baseball is a sport played in more than 100 countries around the world. Wiki Sports Baseball ABL Slideshare Baseball Bingo from ron mader Wiki Baseball Planeta.com Australian Baseball League Sports

Street Art

Buzzwords Street art = Visual art created in public locations, often unsanctioned artwork executed outside of the context of traditional art venues. Also: streetart Wiki http://planeta.wikispaces.com/streetart Planeta.com Culture

Vegas Vaquero

Photo Las Vegas – For those keen on public art – the sculptures, land art and ephemeral street art, one object deserving attention is located on the grounds of the McCarran Airport. Find the Vaquero (Cowboy) Statue by sculptor Luis Alfonso Jiménez, Jr on the xeriscaped hill close to where the old airport used to …

Oktoberfest in Las Vegas

The City of Las Vegas and the German-American Social Club of Nevada present their 9th Annual Oktoberfest at the Historic Fifth Street School Saturday, October 7, 3-9pm.The outdoor event on Centennial Plaza is free and open to the public. The all-ages celebration features authentic German food. Beer and wine for sale to those 21+ with …

Oktoberfest

Poster Oktoberfest 2017: September 16 – October 3 Oktoberfest is the world’s largest Volksfest. Held annually in Munich, Bavaria, Germany, it is a 16-day folk festival running from late September to the first weekend in October, with more than 6 million people from around the world attending the event every year. The Oktoberfest is an important part …

Stonehenge

Photo: Ray Morris, Stonehenge Stonehenge is a prehistoric monument in Wiltshire, England, 2 miles (3 km) west of Amesbury and 8 miles (13 km) north of Salisbury. It consists of a ring of standing stones, with each standing stone around 13 ft (4.1 meters) high, 6 ft 11 in (2.1 meters) wide and weighing around 25 …

Rarámuri

Also called Tarahumara The Rarámuri or Tarahumara are a Native American people of northwestern Mexico who are renowned for their long-distance running ability. In their language, the term rarámuri refers specifically to the men, women are referred to as mukí (individually) and as omugí or igómale (collectively). – Wikipedia Listening to the 20 tracks of …