2020 Calendar

Poster What’s on your 2020 calendar? Here is what we are paying attention: February Responsible Travel Week 2020 Responsible Travel Week 2020 World Radio Day World Radio Day 2020 Mother Language Day International Mother Language Day 2020 March Open Education Week Open Education Week Eucalypt Day Eucalyptus, aka Eucalypts April Friday of Sorrows (Viernes de …

Greece Links

Greece Flag Links related to Greece presented in somewhat random fashion: Virtual Tourism: Greece from Home Greece From Home Archive Media Assets YouTube Playlist The Coronavirus Is Hurting Travel, So Greece Has Begun Offering Virtual Tourism Even though we are at home it doesn’t mean we have to stop connecting, being inspired and learning – …

Chinantla

Photo: Beautiful textiles Spotlight on the Chinantla culture / region of Southern Mexico. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/mGEWLWH1HuDWRk4S6 Recommended Listening: XEOJN, La Voz de la Chinantla Translated from INPI: In the northern region of the state of Oaxaca, known as the Chinantla, through low relief planes to mountainous knots, the XEOJN signal extends to reach Chinantecos, Mazatecos, …

Coronavirus

Buzzwords Coronavirus = any of a group of RNA viruses that cause a variety of diseases in humans and other animals This page features our rolling coverage of the impacts of the Coronavirus Disease, aka COVID-19, aka SARS-CoV-2, characterized by the World Health Organization as a global pandemic. Key Links who.int openwho.org jamanetwork.com cdc.gov Prevention …

Deserts

Buzzwords Spotlight on deserts around the world Desert = a dry, barren area of land, especially one covered with sand, that is characteristically desolate, waterless, and without vegetation Headlines Would flooding the deserts help stop global warming? – NBC News Planeta.com Desert Notebook Atacama Desert Chihuahuan Desert Sahara Desert Sonoran Desert = Desierto de Sonora …

Greece = Ελλάδα

Photo: Theilr, Parthenon Greece or Ελλάδα borders Albania, North Macedonia and Bulgaria to the north and Turkey to the east. In April 2020 we are exploring the country via virtual tours. Hashtag: #greecefromhome. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/6YZfWnEcYxZgv1FK8 Photos Features Parthenon Marbles Places Athens, Greece Crete Planeta.com Greece Links Europe

Quaranstreaming

Buzzwords Quaranstreaming = Streaming during the coronavirus, stay at home quarantine Hashtag: #quaranstreaming Our Recommendations The Good Place Westworld Recommended Listening: 2017 Boyer Lectures Go Away (Australia) Podcast Faves 2019 Spanish = Español INAH’s Talking Stones (Piedras Que Hablan) Zapotec Dizhsa Nabani Wildlife Livestreaming Now: Royal Cam from Taiaroa Head/Pukekura Movies: Up in the Air …

Virtual Tour

Buzzwords Virtual Tour = Travel by Internet = Viaja por Internet Essay Planeta.com has been offering virtual tours of friends and places around the world for nearly 30 years. It took some imagination with the early clip art, but we’ve journeyed together with the advancement of cool, affordable technology. Not all virtual tours are VR-based. …

Bretagne = Brittany

Flag Bretagne (Brittany) is a cultural region in the northwest of France, covering the western part of what was known as Armorica during the period of Roman occupation. It became an independent kingdom and then a duchy before being united with the Kingdom of France in 1532 as a province governed as if it were …

Westworld

Logo What we are watching on HBO Westworld was created for television by Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy, who are executive producers with J.J. Abrams, Richard J. Lewis, Roberto Patino, Athena Wickham and Ben Stephenson. Nolan and Joy’s Kilter Films and Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions produce in association with Warner Bros. Television. The series is …