Visiting the Tule Tree

Photo: Tule Tree Mexico’s most famous tree, the ginormous Tule Tree (Arbol del Tule) grows near Oaxaca City. Residents celebrate the famous Tule Tree the second Monday of October. It’s a big party fit for a big tree! The Tule Tree may not be the tallest or the oldest tree in the world, but it …

Human Rights

Photo Human rights = a right that is believed to belong justifiably to every person. Celebrations December 10 Human Rights Day http://www.un.org/en/events/humanrightsday http://www.un.org/depts/dhl/spanish/humanrights Hashtag: #HumanRightsDay Headlines http://unseenamericas.com/2015/05/jaguar-dance-marks-close-of-euro-caravana-43/ Elsewhere on the Web http://www.oas.org/es/cidh – @CIDH Around the World Mexico: Bartolomé Carrasco Briseño Regional Center for Human Rights Embedded Tweets A very important anniversary coming up in …

Conscious Travel

Photo: Ron Mader, Labyrinth Conscious Travel = Being mindful of the impact and opportunities within travel as hosts and visitors and taking action to advance the best possible outcomes for all Conscious travel and tourism are terms favored by Planeta.com. Simply put, it is traveling with one’s conscience and connecting with others in a particular …

Carbon Footprint

Photo Carbon Footprint = the amount of carbon dioxide and other carbon compounds emitted due to the consumption of fossil fuels by a particular person, group, etc. Translating: What is the carbon footprint of global tourism? (double check translations!) Spanish: ¿Cuál es la huella de carbono del turismo global? French: Quelle est l’empreinte carbone du …

Play

Play = Engage in activity for enjoyment and recreation rather than a serious or practical purpose. Embedded Tweets School playground equipment in the year 1900. pic.twitter.com/xgsLBPfE6Q — History In Pictures (@HistoryInPix) November 5, 2017 Wiki Play Planeta.com Engagement Responsible Travel Week #rtweek18