La Cosecha Market

Logo One of my favorite world markets is in Oaxaca City, Mexico. Much love to our friends, vendors, and clients at La Cosecha, Macedonio Alcalá #806 = Mucho amor para nuestros amigos, vendedores, y clientes en La Cosecha, Macedonio Alcalá # 806 Key Links facebook.com/LaCosechaOaxaca Coronavirus 2020 https://donadora.org/campanas/la-cosecha-oaxaca Punto de Abastecomiento = Supply Area: Wednesdays …

Exploring Oaxaca’s Markets

Poster Good morning. Natandio. Työs meep. Zei te ie. Zac xtil. Padush. Practicing for our next trip to markets in Oaxaca, Mexico. La Ciudad de Oaxaca has some of the most popular markets in Mexico. Nearby towns have their own markets and market days. An analogy: If markets are Mexico’s own tree of life, then …

Henderson Libraries

Photo: Ornamental Pear in Bloom Henderson, Nevada – Some of our fave community spaces / third places are the Henderson Library system – hendersonlibraries.com. Each has its own personality: Paseo Verde (702) 492-7252, Gibson (702) 565-8402, Green Valley (702) 207-4260, and Heritage Park (702) 207-4258. These venues are also currently closed due to COVID19, though …

Local Travel

Buzzwords Local Travel = Travel within one’s own neighborhood or region; Travel with someone in their own neighborhood or region Also see: local, travel Travel and tourism impact local communities, sometimes been officially, sometimes in a negative fashion. The concept of local travel is interpreted differently by various age groups and nationalities so we need …

Vegas Vaquero

Photo Las Vegas – For those keen on public art – the sculptures, land art and ephemeral street art, one object deserving attention is located on the grounds of the McCarran Airport. Find the Vaquero (Cowboy) Statue by sculptor Luis Alfonso Jiménez, Jr on the xeriscaped hill close to the old airport. The brilliant Vaquero …

Public Art in Las Vegas

Photo: Paiutes in Henderson The following are snapshots of public art and street art in greater Las Vegas, part of our modified, off-the-beaten track approach to the Grand Circle of the Southwest. Seven Magic Mountains Ugo Rondinone’s Seven Magic Mountains is a large-scale site-specific public art installation within the Ivanpah Valley adjacent to Sheep Mountain …

The Value of Place

Photo: Irene’s atole (Oaxaca, Mexico) Place = A space, area, or spot Essay What makes a place special are the people who share the space. What makes trips so grand is the journey itself and connecting with locals on their turf. The way these first-person adventures treat the places and people beyond the horizon is a narrative …

Bike Share in Las Vegas

Photo: Gold Bike The BCycle / RTC Bike Share – rtcbikeshare.bcycle.com – is our go-to, slow adventure in one of the world’s most storied cities. Happening now in downtown Las Vegas is the next big thing – micromobility via bike share. Hashtag: #RTCBikeShare Key Links rtcbikeshare.bcycle.com Account Map Pricing Bike Share @RTCSNV Questions What would …

Las Vegas’ Pinball Hall of Fame

Photo The Hall of Fame has announced its plan to move to a new location in 2020 or 2021. Details on Vital Vegas and Pinside. Las Vegas – Talk a stroll along the nostalgia curve. Among our favorite places to visit is the Pinball Hall of Fame, 1610 East Tropicana, a 10,000-square warehouse with rows …

Ricardo Lopez Pinacho

Poster: 2012 World Environment Day Photo Safari Kudos to Oaxacan artist and tree sculptor Ricardo Lopez Pinacho who carved a menagerie of animals and human figures from tree stumps in Oaxaca City, Mexico. Our challenge. Take a photo Embedded Tweets Hey @ronmader… on my way to see the new @Insitumezcal in #Reforma, I saw an …