Ciudad de Guatemala = Guatemala City

Government http://www.muniguate.com https://www.facebook.com/muniguate http://twitter.com/muniguate Tweets by muniguate Presidency http://www.presidencia.gob.gt La Aurora International Airport http://dgac.gob.gt Wikipedia Wikipedia Guatemala_City Planeta.com Antigua Guatemala

Antigua

Photo: Michael Swiggart Antigua, the capital of the Captaincy-General of Guatemala, was founded in the early 16th century. Built 1,500 m above sea-level, in an earthquake-prone region, it was largely destroyed by an earthquake in 1773 but its principal monuments are still preserved as ruins. In the space of under three centuries the city, which …

North Platte

North Platte is located in the southwestern part of the state, along Interstate 80, at the confluence of the North and South Platte Rivers forming the Platte River. Elsewhere on the Web http://www.ci.north-platte.ne.us http://www.nparea.com https://nebraskalanddays.com Golden Spike Tower The Golden Spike Tower is a private non-profit organizations, offering guests a bird’s eye view of the …

City Parks on the Social Web

Photo: City of Calgary, Olympic Plaza Planeta.com spotlights our favorite city parks around the world. Which are our favorites? The nominations open now if you’d like to comment. What we love: City parks are used for physical activity, competitive games and gentle strolls. City parks are safe havens for children in which to play and …

Light City

Baltimore hosts the first ever large-scale light festival in the United States. During the festival each year, the city is transformed with state-of-the-art light displays, video projections on buildings, dancing fountains, light sculptures, and interactive technologies to create once-in-a-lifetime experiences for families, residents and visitors. Light City features uniquely curated live music shows that will …

Cuernavaca

Photo: Arches The city of Cuernavaca (elevation: 1,548 meters, 4,856 feet) boasts one of the most agreeable climates in the country and is adorned with colorful flowers year-round, earning the moniker “land of eternal spring.” History Capital of the state of Morelos, Cuernavaca has a storied past. What is today the state of Morelos was …

Caracas

Photo: Márcio Cabral de Moura, Las Mercedes Santiago de León de Caracas is the largest city of Venezuela. Caracas is located along the Guaire River in the northern part of the country, following the contours of the narrow Caracas Valley on the Venezuelan coastal mountain range (Cordillera de la Costa). The valley is close to …

Las Vegas

Vegas 1921 Mural Author’s note: Viva los slow adventures and responsible, conscious, local travel. As of April 2018, I am 60% pleased with the coverage of Las Vegas and surrounding environs (Las Vegas Land) from Planeta.com. There is room for improvement online as the features document real time changes and upgrades on the ground. Las …

Gilroy, California

Gilroy is located in Northern California’s Santa Clara County, south of Morgan Hill and north of San Benito County. Key Links http://www.cityofgilroy.org/cityofgilroy ‘a community with a spice for life’ Garlic Festival http://gilroygarlicfestival.com http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gilroy_Garlic_Festival (last full weekend of July) Wikipedia Gilroy,_California Planeta.com California

Phoenix

Photo: Alan English, Skyline Phoenix is the capital and most populous city in the state of Arizona. With 1,615,017 people (as of 2016), Phoenix is the fifth most populous city nationwide, the most populous state capital in the United States, and the only state capital with a population of more than one million residents. Wikipedia …