Charlotte, North Carolina

Photo Charlotte is the largest city in the state of North Carolina and the county seat of Mecklenburg County. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/dSCWgN1x3wqNkEMT8 Murals 15 of Charlotte’s newest murals and the meanings behind them Trails Rail Trail Twitter @CLTgov Elsewhere on the Web charlottenc.gov – @CLTgov http://www.fox46charlotte.com – https://www.facebook.com/fox46charlotte – @FOX46News charlotteobserver.com https://livestream.uncc.edu https://weather.com/weather/hourbyhour/l/USNC0121:1:US @FinePatisserie TripAdvisor …

Guadalajara

Photo: Melissa Biggs, Sunset Guadalajara is the capital of Jalisco, and is Mexico’s second-largest city with a population of 3.5 million and is one of wealthiest urban centers in Latin America. Those who love Guadalajara say it embodies nothing less than the soul of the nation. Guadalajara is home to mariachis and the charro tradition, …

Las Vegas, Nevada

Photo: Skyline 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 storie/d cities. In terms of this page and links below, he coverage of Las Vegas and surrounding environs from Planeta.com merits a 65% self-assessment rating …

El Paso, Texas

Photo: Jasperado, Chamizal El Paso is a city in and the seat of El Paso County, located in the far western corner of Texas. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/bjaxvQ9Nzmwj7G1e9 History El Paso was incorporated as a city in 1873. The city’s real growth started with the arrival of the Southern Pacific Railroad in 1881. Planeta.com El Paso …

Ho Chi Minh

Photo: Flowcomm, Bridge Wikipedia: Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnamese: Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh; [tʰàjŋ̟ fǒ hò cǐ mīŋ̟], also known by its former name of Saigon, is the most populous city in Vietnam with a population of 8.4 million (13 million in the metropolitan area) as of 2017. Located in southeastern Vietnam, the metropolis …

Henderson, Nevada

Photo: City Hall Arrow 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, biking and hiking trails and master-planned communities. Henderson is certified Playful City USA. Natural World Among our favorite city parks in the world: Cornerstone, …

Hong Kong

Photo: Ron Reiring, Hong Kong Hong Kong is a special administrative region of the People’s Republic of China located on China’s south coast and enclosed by the Pearl River Delta and South China Sea. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/jiYkkoftY9ejQw3c8 Headlines https://qz.com/1645298/photos-what-hong-kongs-protesters-want-now/ hong-kong-drone-movie-footage-mariana-bisti-high-rise-buildings Rugby Sevens hksevens.com Wikipedia Hong Kong Planeta.com Hong Kong Links China Cities

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. Google Maps …

Albuquerque = Beeʼeldííl Dahsinil

Photo: John Fowler, Watermelon Mountain Albuquerque (Diné: Beeʼeldííl Dahsinil) is New Mexico’s most populous city and is located at the base of the Sandia Mountains along the banks of the Rio Grande. Google Maps Favorite Places Frontier Restaurant, an Albuquerque tradition located across from the University of New Mexico, serving great breakfasts, burritos, burgers, roasted …

World Urban Forum 2020

Poster The next World Urban Forum takes place in Abu Dhabi, UAE February 7-13, 2020 Key Links wuf.unhabitat.org Facebook Flickr YouTube @UNHABITAT Spotlight on tradition and modernity Urban culture and climate action Background The World Urban Forum (WUF) was established in 2001 by the United Nations to address one of the most pressing issues facing …