Responsible Travel Week 2016

Poster From the archives 2016 Responsible Travel Week took place Feb 8-14, 2016. We suggested that participants budget at least one hour/day for participation. Responsible Travel Week is a live demonstration of social web as an easy and inexpensive means of documenting the challenges and successes of developing responsible tourism. Consider this an unconference. There …

Jólabókaflóð

Buzzwords Jólabókaflóð = Icelandic tradition whereby people give books to each other in the months running up to Christmas — & especially on Christmas Eve Embedded Tweets Word of the day: “Jólabókaflóð” – lit. “Yule book-flood”; Icelandic tradition whereby people give books to each other in the months running up to Christmas — & especially …

Guess Where?

Tweets Transitions Abroad asks … Guess where Home of one of the great French novelists Guess where?Hint: Home of one of the great French novelists. pic.twitter.com/IUZKL3tir4 — Transitions Abroad (@TransAbroad) July 24, 2018 Planeta.com Transitions Abroad

Hudson Bay Rules

Buzzwords Hudson Bay Rules = Where there are no rules (hockey) Elsewhere on the Web https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Hudson%20Bay%20Rules https://www.newspapers.com/clip/5048984/hudson_bay_rules_origin/ Planeta.com Hockey

Kowanyama

Photo: Feral Arts, Mitchell Rive Delta In the Yir-Yoront language, Kowanyama means “The place of many waters.” The annual (mean) rainfall of Kowanyama is about 1253mm and the most rain received in a day was 343mm. The wettest months are January (340mm) and February (360mm). From May to October there is very little rain. Rainfall …

Legacy of the Rio Olympics 2016

Photo: Brian Godfrey, Ciudad Olimpica Embedded Tweets Fascinating morning/afternoon spent in provedencia. Discussed a whole raft of issues with locals incl #megaevent disruption, transport connections and the development of #portomaravilha. These photos below sum @Cade1979 and my visit up nicely! #Rio2016 #RioZones pic.twitter.com/bsljciBmjf — Seth Kirby (@sethkirbyaru) January 17, 2018 Scroll down for the second …

Hurricane Irma (2017)

Irma Hashtag: #HurricaneIrma This satellite view of Hurricane #Irma shows the storm moving through Florida in the last 24hrs. Watch & learn more: https://t.co/e6fP1Elikm pic.twitter.com/uGwpMTjsyq — NASA (@NASA) September 12, 2017 Photos Elsewhere on the Web http://www.latimes.com/world/mexico-americas/la-fg-irma-cuba-20170911-story.html https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2017/09/12/marriott-sent-a-rescue-ship-to-the-caribbean-after-irma-and-left-non-guests-on-the-dock http://earthsky.org/earth/virgin-islands-before-after-hurricane-irma-satellite-images Planeta.com Hurricanes Crisis Florida Cuba