Roadtrip: Austin – Las Vegas (September)

Photo: Stop Lingering Notes from the September 2018 roadtrip: Austin – Dallas – Amarillo – Albuquerque – Gallup – Flagstaff – Henderson – Las Vegas Cities Austin, Texas Dallas Amarillo, Texas Albuquerque Gallup Flagstaff Henderson, Nevada States Texas New Mexico Arizona Nevada Highways Interstate 35 Interstate 40 Interstate 11 Route 66 Planeta.com Moving Trucks Roadtrip

Dallas

Photo: Steve Rainwater, Big Tex Dallas is the most populous city in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex, which is the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the United States. Airports Love Field – Facebook – @dallaslovefield DFW – @DFWAirport Local Faves Texas Pecan Company Elsewhere on the Web http://dallas.culturemap.com http://www.dallasobserver.com Embedded Tweets I have the best staff, …

Vegas Faves

Photo: Community Healing Garden Favorite places in Las Vegas? I have some faves, family-friendly and inspired: Clark County Wetlands Park Community Healing Garden Clark County Museum Pinball Hall of Fame Fabulous Las Vegas Sign Vegas Vaquero Seven Magic Mountains Wetlands Park in Las Vegas Las Vegas Community Healing Garden Clark County Museum Las Vegas’ Pinball …

Austin, Texas

Photo: Melissa Biggs, Barton Springs Austin is the capital of Texas. Population in the city limits approximately 950,000, over 2 million in the metro area; currently 11th largest city in the USA; about 3% growth rate annually. University of Texas at Austin The University of Texas (UT) includes a presidential library and important collections of …

LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections

Logo Austin, Texas – LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections, a partnership of the Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection and the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies, raises awareness of past and current issues that affect Latin America and U.S. Latina/o communities through its world-class collections, globalized higher education, research, international …

Amarillo, Texas

Photo: Mobilus, Cadillacs Wikipedia: Amarillo is the 14th-most populous city in Texas. It is also the largest city in the Texas Panhandle, and the seat of Potter County. Highway Talk Interstate 40, the city’s major east–west thoroughfare was completed entirely through Amarillo in November 1968 across the center of the city. Previously, U.S. Highway 66 …

Gateway Arch National Park

Photo: Gateway Arch National Park, Springtime NPS: The Gateway Arch reflects St. Louis’ role in the Westward Expansion of the United States during the nineteenth century. The park is a memorial to Thomas Jefferson’s role in opening the West, to the pioneers who helped shape its history, and to Dred Scott who sued for his …

Dizhsa Nabani

Poster For anyone keen on Indigenous languages, language revitalization and the International Year of Indigenous Languages (2019 at its finest!), this conversation spotlights a favorite new video series: Dizhsa Nabani = Lengua Viva = Living Language, a documentary project on Zapotec language and identity in San Jerónimo Tlacochahuaya, Oaxaca, Mexico. Dizhsa Nabani – Living Language …

Texas

Photo: Melissa Biggs, Birds on a Wire Texas is bordered by Mexico to the south, New Mexico to the west, Oklahoma to the north, Arkansas to the northeast and Louisiana to the east. Questions for locals What would locals like visitors to know about Texas? Questions for visitors What are your favorite apps and guidebooks? …