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

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 …

Auckland

Auckland is awesome. Located on New Zealand’s North Island, the city is home to about 1.3 million, making Auckland the largest city in New Zealand, with one third of the country’s entire population. The city is affectionately known as the City of Sails. INDIGENOUS Tamaki Makaurau, the original Maori name for Auckland, can be translated …

Madrid

Madrid is the capital of Spain. NATURAL WORLD Madrid is located on the Manzanares River. Madrid has a number of city parks, including Parque del Buen Retiro located downtown and near the Prado Museum. Once outside Madrid, the park is now entirely surrounded by the city. CULTURAL WORLD Museo Reina Sofia, Santa Isabel #52 Madrid …

Amsterdam

While Amsterdam is the capital of the Netherands, the seat of government is the Hague and the provincial capital is Haarlem. NATURAL WORLD Amsterdam is located on the banks of two bodies of water, the IJ bay and the Amstel river. CULTURAL WORLD Amsterdam is noted for many outstanding museums, including the Rijksmuseum, the Stedelijk …