Albuquerque, New Mexico

Photo: John Fowler, Watermelon Mountain Albuquerque (Diné: Beeʼeldííl Dahsinil) is New Mexico’s most populous city and is located at the base of the Sandia Mountains along the banks of the Rio Grande. Events The first week of October check out the International Balloon Fiesta, the world’s largest such gathering of hot-air balloons from around the …

Bike Share in Las Vegas

Photo: Gold Bike The BCycle / RTC Bike Share – rtcbikeshare.bcycle.com – is our go-to, slow adventure in one of the world’s most storied cities. Happening now in downtown Las Vegas is the next big thing – micromobility via bike share. Hashtag: #RTCBikeShare Key Links rtcbikeshare.bcycle.com Account Pricing Bike Share @RTCSNV Questions What is your …

Santa Fe, New Mexico

Photo: Kent Kanouse, Downtown Santa Fe Established in 1610, Santa Fe is the oldest capital city in the USA. Recommended Listening http://ksfr.org Elsewhere on the Web meowwolf.com/santa-fe/ quetengabuenamano.com folkartmarket.org swaia.org Current time in Santa FeSanta Fe Santa Fe SF Best of Santa Fe – SFR Visit Santa Fe Santa Fe Folk Art Gallery Santa Fe …

Austin Links

Austin Flag Links related to Austin, Texas presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines Who put that windmill on Congress Avenue? Photo mystery solved – Austin 360 Austin can’t stay weird – Vox Brunch Austin – @hungrygirlatx http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/16/travel/austins-moon-towers-beyond-dazed-and-confused.htm http://www.downtownaustin.com/events/2967/downtown-austin-ripe-public-market Top Things to do in Austin Live music Austin City Limits Eat at El Naranjo, Omlettery Play …

Lima, Peru

Photo: Mario Mantel, Costas de Barranco Lima is the capital and largest city of Perú. With a population of more than 8 million, Lima is located in a desert region, hemmed in between the Pacific Ocean and the Andes Mountains. It hardly ever rains, but cold Ocean currents push moisture over the desert, which gets …

Stockholm, Sweden

Photo: Royston Rascals, Metro Stockholm is the capital of Sweden and the most populous urban area in the Nordic countries. Google Maps Headlines stockholms-new-abba-museum-opens-with-big-tourism-hopes Twitter @slowstockholm @visitstockholm @sthlmresilience @naturhistoriska @TEDxStockholm References Current time Weather Museums http://www.nrm.se – @naturhistoriska Elsewhere on the Web Stockholm Stockholm slowtravelstockholm.com – @slowstockholm Wikipedia Stockholm Features Stockholm Resilience Centre Planeta.com Sweden …

Las Vegas Community Healing Garden

Photo The Las Vegas community has come together to build a new community healing garden as a prompt and thoughtful response to 2017’s Oct. 1 tragedy, when a lone gunman massacred 58 individuals and injured 526 more who were attending a music festival. Stonerose Landscapes principals Jay Pleggenkuhle and Daniel Perez designed a memorial garden …

Chicago Links

Chicago flag Links related to Chicago presented in somewhat random fashion: Government https://www.chicago.gov Shopping Urban Remains Museums Mexican Art Museum – @ExploreNMMA Climate Change The City of Chicago wishes to acknowledge and attribute this information to the United States Environmental Protection Agency and other federal agencies for the decades of work that they have done …

Auckland = Tamaki Makaurau

Photo: Tatters, Ginko Tree Auckland is awesome. Located on the North Island of New Zealand (Aotearoa), Auckland (Tamaki Makaurau) is home to about 1.6 million. The country’s largest city has one third of the country’s entire population. The city is affectionately known as the City of Sails. Indigenous Connections Tamaki Makaurau, the original Māori name for …

Christchurch

Photo: Ron Mader, Penguins The largest city on the South Island and the second largest city in New Zealand (Aotearoa), Christchurch has a population of about 367,000. It is located in Canterbury. Tautahi means “the place of Tautahi” and was adopted as the general Māori name for Christchurch City in the 1930s. The name is derived from the Ngai …