New Zealand’s National Digital Forum #NDFNZ 2018

Screenshot Wellington, New Zealand – This week the National Digital Forum – http://www.ndf.org.nz – hosted its annual conference November 19-21, 2018. The forum is a network working together to enhance digital interaction with culture and heritage. In addition to the conference, arranges local events, and supports professional development opportunities. Livestreaming https://live1.r2.co.nz/20181120 Key Links http://www.ndf.org.nz http://www.ndf.org.nz/programme …

Marlene Ehrenberg Enríquez

Photo Marlene Ehrenberg Enríquez is a Mexican pioneer in the development of responsible travel and ecotourism. Her mantra: Promover Protegiendo. Starting her work in tourism in the 1968 Olympic games, Marlene has more than 40 years of experience in designing and organizing trips that are bespoke and out of the ordinary. She has a mastery …

Armistice Day

Buzzwords Armistice = an agreement made by opposing sides in a war to stop fighting for a certain time Questions How do we commemorate / celebrate Armistice Day? Embedded Tweets "This has got to be one of the most powerful photographs I have ever seen. Above is a battalion of the Cameron Highlanders in 1914, …

Lost City Museum

Photo: Good signage Favorite places: Lost City Museum History In 1935 the Lost City Museum was built by the National Park Service to exhibit artifacts that were being excavated from Pueblo Grande de Nevada. Ancestral Puebloan sites were threatened by the waters of Lake Mead as it backed up behind the newly built Hoover Dam. …

Diwali

Photo: Indu Harikumar Diwali = Hindu festival of lights, held in the period October to November 2018 dates: November 7 in North India and November 6 in South India and Singapore Elsewhere on the Web What a wonderful Diwali – Flickr Photos Twitter Moment Happy Diwali Happy Diwali! 🕯 Wikipedia Diwali Planeta.com India India Links …

11 • November • Noviembre

Photo November 1 and 2 Day of the Dead November 1 All Saints’ Day November 2 All Souls’ Day November 5 Folk Artist Day, Dia del Artesano (Ecuador) November 6 National Parks Day (Argentina) November 8 Responsible Tourism Day November 10 World Science Day November 11 Armistice Day Armistice Day November 12 Postal Carriers’ Day (Mexico) November 19 International Men’s Day November 19 Garifuna Settlement Day (Belize) …

Halloween

Photo: Blue Door Halloween is an annual holiday observed around the world on October 31, the eve of the Western Christian feast of All Hallows. Headlines Make A Flu Shot Your Halloween Tradition Wikipedia Halloween Planeta.com Bats 10 • October • Octubre Celebrating Day of the Dead in Mexico

Neon Museum

Photo: 2008 Boneyard Las Vegas – The Neon Museum is one of our local faves downtown. Key Links http://www.neonmuseum.org https://www.facebook.com/NeonMuseum https://twitter.com/NeonMuseum About the museum Neonmuseum.org – The Neon Museum officially “opened” with the installation of its first restored sign, the Hacienda Horse and Rider, at the intersection of Las Vegas Boulevard and Fremont Street. In …

Rarámuri

Indigenous Peoples The Rarámuri or Tarahumara are a Native American people of northwestern Mexico. Headlines Mexico: Killing of Rarámuri leader highlights lack of state protection for human rights defenders – Amnesty Latest land defender murder cements Mexico’s deadly reputation – Guardian Recommended Listening Pascolas y Matachines. La Voz de la Sierra Tarahumara. For more Mexico …

The Good Place

Elsewhere on the Web Recommended TV show and podcast: The Good Place The Good Place Podcast https://www.nbc.com/the-good-place/exclusives/tgp-podcast Twitter https://twitter.com/nbcthegoodplace https://twitter.com/nocontexttgp Don’t let the good life pass you by https://ew.com/recap/the-good-place-season-3-episode-8/ https://tv.avclub.com/janet-throws-down-on-the-bad-place-as-the-good-place-co-1830465694 https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Most_Good_You_Can_Do When is the right time to tell someone you were passionate lovers in an alternate timeline in the afterlife but he doesn’t remember because …