Ottawa

Photo: John Talbot, Bicycle-friendly city Ottawa is the capital of Canada, and the fourth largest city in the country. The city stands on the south bank of the Ottawa River in the eastern portion of Southern Ontario. Google Maps https://goo.gl/maps/NhH39mhvV6ptsLjJA Twitter @IndigenousWalks @IDI_Ottawa @ctvottawa @JanesWalkOtt @JaimeJiggs @ottawa_detours @Lansdowne_Park @cathmckenna @OttawaArtG @EcologyOttawa Headlines Canadian Capital Adventures …

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 …

Cairo

Photo: Francisco Azola, Buildings Wikipedia: Cairo (Arabic: القاهرة‎) is the capital of Egypt. The city’s metropolitan area is one of the largest in Africa, the largest in the Middle East and the Arab world, and the 15th-largest in the world. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/1wsYTo98N3XPcRJJ6 Headlines Why 2020 is the year to visit Cairo – BBC Elsewhere …

San Francisco

Photo: Nan Palmero, Sunset Spotlight on San Francisco, California Google Maps goo.gl/maps/n8mM4GeoGcEneFo9A Questions What would locals like visitors to know about San Francisco? Quotes San Francisco has only one drawback — ’tis hard to leave. – Rudyard Kipling Time Current local time in San Francisco Headlines https://www.thenation.com/article/san-francisco-school-mural http://www.sfchronicle.com/travel/article/Best-parks-for-Bay-Area-camping-in-a-great-11021457.php http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/18/opinion/sunday/what-san-francisco-says-about-america.html https://ww2.kqed.org/news/2016/07/12/why-are-there-ships-buried-under-san-francisco They Don’t Make San Francisco’s …

Indianapolis

Photo: Eric Fischer Spotlight on Indianapolis, Indiana Headlines http://thehill.com/latino/395326-indianapolis-church-places-mary-joseph-baby-jesus-inside-cage-to-protest-trump Elsewhere on the Web http://www.huniindy.org Indianapolis Current time in Indianapolis http://visitindy.com – https://twitter.com/VisitIndy http://www.1070thefan.com/listen http://skift.com/2013/07/05/indianapolis-spends-6m-to-become-a-cricket-center http://www.freewheelinbikes.org Hoosier Mountain Bike Association – Forums – Facebook Artwork Idle Planeta.com Indiana Indiana Links Cities

Downtown Las Vegas

Photo: Eternity Downtown Las Vegas (commonly abbreviated as DTLV) is the central original gambling district and historic center of Las Vegas. Downtown is the heart of the city and one in the midst of a grand renewal. Hashtag: #DTLV Quotes “I’ve been working to walk the walk and be down here. You can’t create density …

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, as of September 2019,  the coverage of Las Vegas and surrounding environs from Planeta.com merits …

Christchurch

Photo: Ron Mader, Penguins The largest city on the South Island and the second largest city in New Zealand (Aotearoa), Christchurch has a population of about 367,000. It is located in Canterbury. Tautahi means “the place of Tautahi” and was adopted as the general Māori name for Christchurch City in the 1930s. The name is derived from the Ngāi …

Antigua, Guatemala

Photo: Michael Swiggart Antigua, the capital of Guatemala, was founded in the early 16th century. Built 1,500 m above sea-level, in an earthquake-prone region, it was largely destroyed by an earthquake in 1773 but its principal monuments are still preserved as ruins. In the space of under three centuries the city, which was built on …

Quito, Ecuador

Photo: City Park Ecuador – Quito is one of the few cities to experience four seasons almost every day of the year. Its high altitude and sunny disposition make it a spirited place to live and visit. Hashtags: #QuitoGrandeOtraVez According to the historian Juan Paz y Miño, Quito comes from the Indigenous word quitu, which …