Saint Petersburg

Graphic: Eric Fischer, Locals and Tourists Saint Petersburg is located on the Gulf of Finland coast and at the mouth of the Neva River, and is divided into 18 districts. Russia’s second largest city has a 2017 population of 5,281,579. Townspeople prefer to call their city Piter. Cultural World Petersburg is often called the cultural …

Henderson, Nevada

Photo: Ron Mader, Paiute Mural Henderson is located in the foothills south and adjacent to Las Vegas. Incorporated in 1953, Henderson is the second largest city in Nevada, known for its parks, cycling and hiking trails and master-planned communities. Henderson is certified Playful City USA. We are fans of Chef Flemmings bakery, the Thursday Farmers …

El Paso

Cities El Paso Border Book Festival http://www.fronterasdesk.org/news/2012/oct/22/after-some-sluggish-years-nafta-creates-border-boo http://travel.nytimes.com/2012/12/30/travel/36-hours-in-el-paso-tex.html Baseball https://www.milb.com/el-paso @epchihuahuas Planeta.com Texas  

Portland, Oregon

Elsewhere on the Web Portland State University Educational Leadership and Policy http://www.sustainableportland.org Green Guide to Portland – Matador Portland – City Compare Portland Walking Map – Powells (PDF) Travel Portland http://www.pdx.edu/gogreen http://www.pdxgreendrinks.org Last Thursday http://www.wifipdx.com/map http://www.portlandneighborhood.com http://www.atomic-arts.org/ Bikes http://bikeportland.org http://www.pedalbiketours.com http://www.portlandcycling.net Cirque du Cycling More Biking Lessons from Portland Charity http://www.wweek.com/portland/giveguide Food Voodoo Doughnut, Multiple …

Cleveland

Cleveland is located in northeastern Ohio on the southern shore of Lake Erie, approximately 60 miles (100 kilometers) west of the Pennsylvania border. It was founded in 1796 near the mouth of the Cuyahoga River, and became a manufacturing center owing to its location on the lake shore, as well as being connected to numerous …

Omaha

Photo: Ron Reiring Omaha is located on the Missouri River, about 10 miles (15 km) north of the mouth of the Platte River. Key Links https://www.visitomaha.com https://www.cityofomaha.org https://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g60885-Omaha_Nebraska-Vacations.html Museums The Durham Museum @TheDurhamMuseum is located at 801 South 10th Street in downtown Omaha, Nebraska. The museum is dedicated to preserving and displaying the history of …

Caracas

Photo: Márcio Cabral de Moura, Las Mercedes Santiago de León de Caracas is the largest city of Venezuela. Caracas is located along the Guaire River in the northern part of the country, following the contours of the narrow Caracas Valley on the Venezuelan coastal mountain range (Cordillera de la Costa). The valley is close to …

Las Vegas

Vegas 1921 Mural Author’s note: Viva los slow adventures and responsible, conscious, local travel. As of April 2018, I am 60% pleased with the coverage of Las Vegas and surrounding environs (Las Vegas Land) from Planeta.com. There is room for improvement online as the features document real time changes and upgrades on the ground. Las …

Phoenix

Photo: Alan English, Skyline Phoenix is the capital and most populous city in the state of Arizona. With 1,615,017 people (as of 2016), Phoenix is the fifth most populous city nationwide, the most populous state capital in the United States, and the only state capital with a population of more than one million residents. Wikipedia …

Adelaide

Photo: Bernard Spragg, Cityscape Adelaide is the capital city of South Australia and located north of the Fleurieu Peninsula, on the Adelaide Plains between the Gulf St Vincent and the low-lying Mount Lofty Ranges which surround the city. Tandanya is the Kaurna (pronounced Garn-na) Aboriginal name for the Adelaide city area and was for many thousands of years, …