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 Punto de Abastecomiento = Supply Area: Wednesdays and ...

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 third places are the Henderson Library system – hendersonlibraries.com. Each has its own personality and origin story: Paseo Verde, Gibson, Green Valley, and Heritage Park. Libraries are more than books and this system offers community meeting spaces, genealogical research, computer classes, reading clubs, …

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 Breaking News (July 2018) – The Hall of Fame has announced its plan to move to a new location. 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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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. Travelers are seeking place-based information. Where is Point A in relation to Point B. What else …