Calgary Stampede

Logo Calgary, Alberta – The Calgary Stampede is a gathering place that hosts, educates, and entertains visitors from around the world. The Calgary Stampede 2018 runs July 6-15. The community organization preserves and promotes western heritage, cultures and community spirit. There are two C-Train stations at Stampede Park: Stampede Station and Erlton Station. Key Links …

Vienna

Photo: Matthias Ripp, Nighttime Editor’s note: Kudos to Marcus Bauer for many links and suggestions first made on the Planeta wiki. Vienna is the federal capital and largest city of Austria. Elsewhere on the Web https://www.wien.gv.at https://www.wien.gv.at/english/ https://www.wien.gv.at/wiki/index.php https://www.wien.info/en Restaurant Mader Markgraf – Rüdigerstraße 12 Visit the Stammtisch http://www.restaurantmader.com https://www.facebook.com/Restaurant-Mader-128565677178362 Monument to the composer Johann …

Three Rivers Festival 2018

Poster: Three Rivers Festival July 13-21 Three Rivers Festival – Fort Wayne’s biggest summer party since 1969. Highlights include a parade, a bed race, a running race,heaps of junk food, and (to be confirmed) bike valet service. The festival is an annual tradition and begins the Saturday after

Zurich

Photo: Patrick Nouhailler, Zurich Time http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/switzerland/zurich http://www.timeanddate.com/time/zone/switzerland/zurich http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedform.html?p1=268 Zurich MFO Zurich-MFO is a new public park and three-dimensional garden, with climbers growing in containers. MFO is a new public park and three-dimensional garden, with climbers growing in containers. http://urbangreens.tumblr.com/post/83163998/mfo-park-in-oerlikon-zurich-switzerland http://www.burckhardtpartner.ch/en/projekte/projektliste/mfo/ancProject_photos?idx=0&cat=freizeit Elsewhere on the Web http://www.zuerich.com What Does This Street In Zürich Mean? Wikipedia Zurich Planeta.com …

Toulouse

Photo What we love about Toulouse … Wikipedia: Toulouse is the capital of the French department of Haute-Garonne and of the region of Occitanie. The city is on the banks of the River Garonne, 150 kilometres (93 miles) from the Mediterranean Sea, 230 km (143 mi) from the Atlantic Ocean and 680 km (420 mi) …

Tlalpan, Mexico City

Map Mexico City – Tlapan Wikipedia: Tlalpan is one of the 16 administrative boroughs (called “delegaciones” in Spanish) of the Federal District of Mexico City. It is the largest borough, with over eighty percent under conservation as forest and other ecologically sensitive area. The rest, almost all of it on the northern edge, has been …

Council Bluffs, Iowa

Photo: Ron Reiring, Train Station History In 1852, the town was renamed Council Bluffs. It continued as a major outfitting point on the Missouri River for the Emigrant Trail and Pike’s Peak Gold Rush, and entertained a lively steamboat trade. –  Wikipedia Key Links councilbluffs-ia.gov https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/councilbluffscityiowa,US/PST045216 Wikipedia Council_Bluffs,_Iowa Planeta.com Iowa Iowa Links Omaha, Nebraska Cities

Cleveland, Ohio

Photo: Parker B Lewis Building Cleveland is located in northeastern Ohio on the southern shore of Lake Erie, approximately 60 miles (100 kilometers) west of the Pennsylvania border. It was founded in 1796 near the mouth of the Cuyahoga River, and became a manufacturing center owing to its location on the lake shore, as well …

Morelia

Photo: Salvador, Morelia Morelia is the capital of the state of Michoacán. History Founded in 1541, the original name was that of ‘Valladolid’ as the Spanish Virrey Don Antonio de Mendoza christened after the city of the same name in Spain. Later it was renamed ‘Morelia’ as tribute to Mexico’s hero José María Morelos, a …