Advent Calendar

Photo Advent Calendar = A special calendar used to count the days of Advent in anticipation of Christmas Headlines 2018 Hubble Space Telescope Advent Calendar Radish Night in Oaxaca Your Radish Advent Calendar Wikipedia Advent_calendar Planeta.com Christmas 12 • December • Diciembre

Knitting

Photo: Sin City Knit Shop Knitting = method by which yarn is manipulated to create a textile Elsewhere on the Web http://www.knittingparadise.com Stores Sin City Knit Shop (Las Vegas) Planeta.com https://planeta.com/textiles https://planeta.com/yarn

Christmas Links

Photo: Inocencia’s Piñata Links related to Christmas presented in somewhat random fashion: Embedded Tweets Word of the day: “Jólabókaflóð” – lit. “Yule book-flood”; Icelandic tradition whereby people give books to each other in the months running up to Christmas — & especially on Christmas Eve, when books received as gifts are read late into the …

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Photo: Totomoxtle (corn husk dolls) December 5 International Volunteer Day December 5 World Soil Day December 6 Foundation of Quito, Ecuador (1534) December 6 Independence Day in Finland December 10 Terra Madre Day (also see Slow Food) December 10 Human Rights Day Human Rights Day December 11 International Mountain Day International Mountain Day December 12 Guadalupe Day Basilica (Mexico City) Mexico City’s Basilica of Guadalupe December 18 International Migrants Day …

Markets

Photo: Channon Market Markets are as old as the crossroads. They are a mashup of conversations and commerce embedded in the 360 degree, face-to-face exchange. The best markets are a combination of tasting rooms and empathy museums. The best markets are the epitome of responsible travel — good places to live and good places to …

First Saturday

Photo: Pastries First Saturday = Celebration on the first Saturday of the month Hashtag: #firstsaturday Example: First Saturday of the Month: Scandinavia Day! “If you are Scandinavian, come in for a taste of home, if you are not, come in anyway, and taste pastries, bread, and cakes from Scandinavia and Europe baked on the premises …

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 …

Thanksgiving

Photo Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday celebrated in the United States and Canada as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding year. It is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November in the United States and on the second Monday of October in Canada. Commercially, the Friday after Thanksgiving in the USA is called Black Friday. …