Poi Dog Pondering

Photo Poi Dog Pondering is an American musical group, noted for its cross-pollination of diverse musical genres, including various forms of acoustic and electronic music. – Wikipedia Key Links http://www.platetectonicmusic.com Used Instrument Sale YouTube Liked Facebook Facebook Group Amazon.com Thanksgiving I owe my soul to each fork in the road. Thanksgiving for every wrong move …

Emilio Kifuri

Photo: Colibris 2005 (Emilio on the far right) We learned that good friend and sponsor of the early Colibri Ecotourism Award, Emilio Kifuri passed away in 2018. Our condolences to family and friends. Planeta.com Colibri Ecotourism Award

Babylon

On July 5, 2019, the site of Babylon was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Headlines Babylon designated a World Heritage Site Ancient city of Babylon heads list of new Unesco world heritage sites Photos Wikipedia Babylon Ishtar Gate Planeta.com Recapping the 43rd Session of UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee Iran

Nevada Day

Nevada Flag Nevada Day, as of 2000, is celebrated on the last Friday in October. Libraries and other state offices are closed. 2020 Nevada Day is Friday, October 30. Traditionalists celebrate on October 31, Halloween. History Nevada Day commemorates Nevada’s frontier legacy and its entry into the Union as the 36th state on October 31 …

Public Art

Photo: Canoes Public Art = Any media that has been planned and executed with the intention of being staged in the physical public domain, usually outside and accessible to all Also see: street art Wikipedia Public art Features Public Art in Las Vegas Seven Magic Mountains Ricardo Lopez Pinacho Planeta.com Art Culture Public Roadside Attraction …

Cultural Tourism

Buzzwords Cultural Tourism = Subset of tourism concerned with a traveler’s engagement with a country or region’s culture, specifically the lifestyle of the people in those geographical areas Embedded Tweets Glad #ClimateHeritageLaunch will look at cultural tourism. Tourism can build empathy for frontline communities & help fund resilience in the global south. But the growing …

Architecture

Photo: Las Vegas Strip Architecture =the process and the product of planning, designing, and constructing buildings and other physical structures Essay Just as we engage the natural world, we are glean our visits to physical structures, the built world, the opportunity to put one’s Instagram picture from a particular place online with similar photos others …

Seven Magic Mountains

Photo: Paint Restoration in Process (2019) Quotes Most people don’t know how beautiful the land is around Las Vegas, so I hope this inspires them to explore the city’s nature. – Ugo Rondinone, quoted in the Hollywood Reporter Essay Can stacked, day-glo boulders be an inspired roadside attraction? Yes, with free admission. For those visiting …