Public Art in Las Vegas

Photo: Cosmic Punk Snapshots of Street Art in Las Vegas (part of our modified, off-the-beaten track approach to the Grand Circle of the SouthWest) DTLV Ever-changing street landscape in DTLV. Saturday morning stroll downtown https://t.co/IJ5i6krx8k #DTLV #StreetArt @LasVegasLocally @DTLVfans @CityOfLasVegas pic.twitter.com/j2447th81j — Ron Mader (@ronmader) March 18, 2017 Wheel of Misfortune Behind Lake Mead Boat …

Cities Links

Photo: Vegas/Paris Links about cities presented in somewhat random fashion: Fearless Cities http://fearlesscities.com https://www.opendemocracy.net/fearlesscities Quiz https://www.theguardian.com/cities/ng-interactive/2017/dec/19/quiz-city-historic-map Headlines The art of noticing: five ways to experience a city differently Four principles for the future of city streets – Medium https://www.washingtonpost.com/video/postlive/transformers-cities-connecting-local-governments-with-citizens-and-their-cities/2017/11/14/596ef9ee-c956-11e7-b506-8a10ed11ecf5_video.html https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2017/jul/03/which-worlds-most-biodiverse-city-extreme-cities https://theconversation.com/go-native-why-we-need-wildlife-allotments-to-bring-species-back-to-the-burbs-69631 http://www.thenatureofcities.com/2015/06/14/how-can-we-engage-residents-to-conserve-urban-biodiversity-talk-to-them http://www.accorhotels-group.com/en/news/urban-ecotourism-greening-cities.html http://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2016/04/nature-urban-national-parks http://news.wtmlondon.com/blog/responsible-tourism/how-can-cities-meet-the-needs-of-locals-and-tourists http://safecities.economist.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/EIU_Safe_Cities_Index_2015_white_paper-1.pdf (PDF) The 10 worst city tourism videos The Rise …

Exploring Las Vegas

City Hall Publisher’s note: Viva los slow adventures and responsible, conscious, local travel that doesn’t skip on the eating, drinking, gaming and entertaining fit for one of the world’s most storied cities. In terms of this page and links below, as of May 2019,  the coverage of Las Vegas and surrounding environs from Planeta.com merits …

Cape Town

Bus Station Cape Town (Afrikaans: Stad Kaapstad; Xhosa: IsiXeko saseKapa) is the metropolitan municipality which governs the city and its suburbs. We’d like to explore this further: Cape Town is located on an underground river called Camissa, meaning ‘place of sweet waters.’ Natural World Cape Town is famous for its harbor as well as landmarks Table Mountain …

Brisbane

Photo: Museum Brisbane or ‘Brizzie’ is the capital and most populous city of Queensland. With a population of nearly 2 million, this is the third largest city in Australia. Brisbane has a humid subtropical climate. FYI – Brisbane has more species of plants, animals and insects than any other capital city in Australia. Bikes Brisbane …

São Paulo

Photo: Diego Torres Silvestre, Downtown São Paulo is a municipality in the Southeast Region of Brazil. The name of the city honors the Apostle, Saint Paul of Tarsus. Headlines Sound-politics in São Paulo, Brazil Elsewhere on the web https://news.vice.com/story/sao-paulos-graffiti-artists-revolt-after-mayor-attempts-to-paint-the-city-grey Museum of the Portuguese Language http://sustainablecitiescollective.com/global-site-plans-grid/272911/s-o-paulo-brazil-will-soon-have-free-bicycle-service-center http://thisbigcity.net/sao-paulo-transforms-parklets-into-public-policy http://roadsandkingdoms.com/2014/know-before-you-go-sao-paulo Bartering and Sustainable Cities: Shaping a Different Value …

Durban, South Africa

Photo: Dresses The Zulu name for the coastal city of Durban is ‘eThekwini’ meaning ‘where the ocean and earth meet.’ Natural World The sardine run is an annual phenomenon during the South African winter. Shoals of sardines Sardinops sagax move from the waters of the Eastern Cape to those of KwaZulu-Natal each year in June or July. Tour operators …

Guadalajara, Jalisco

Photo Guadalajara is the capital of Jalisco is the country’s second-largest city with a population of 3.5 million and is one of Latin America’s wealthiest urban centers and an attractive place to host events, including the Pan American Games and the annual book fair! Those who love Guadalajara say it embodies nothing less than the …

Houston

Photo: Ken Lund, Old Harris County Courthouse Houston is the most populous city in Texas, and the fourth most populous city in the United States. History Houston was founded in 1836 on land near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen’s Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city …

World Heritage Cities in Spain

Logo Spotlight on World Heritage cities in Spain (Ciudades Patrimonio de la Humanidad de España): Key Links http://www.ciudadespatrimonio.org Sala de Prensa Turismo Facebook YouTube @GrupoCPHE Grupo Ciudades Patrimonio de la Humanidad de España Mayors: Our cities’ declaration as UNESCO World Heritage Cities is an honor and an international distinction and, at the same time, a …