Albuquerque, New Mexico

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. Events The first week of October check out the International Balloon Fiesta, the world’s largest such gathering of hot-air balloons from around the …

Santa Fe, New Mexico

Photo: Kent Kanouse, Downtown Santa Fe Established in 1610, Santa Fe is the oldest capital city in the USA. Recommended Listening http://ksfr.org Elsewhere on the Web meowwolf.com/santa-fe/ quetengabuenamano.com folkartmarket.org swaia.org Current time in Santa FeSanta Fe Santa Fe SF Best of Santa Fe – SFR Visit Santa Fe Santa Fe Folk Art Gallery Santa Fe …

Auckland = Tamaki Makaurau

Photo: Tatters, Ginko Tree Auckland is awesome. Located on the North Island of New Zealand (Aotearoa), Auckland (Tamaki Makaurau) is home to about 1.6 million. The country’s largest city has one third of the country’s entire population. The city is affectionately known as the City of Sails. Indigenous Connections Tamaki Makaurau, the original Māori name for …

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 Ngai …

Wellington, New Zealand

Photo: Stuart Baird New Zealand (Aotearoa) – In the Māori language Wellington is known as Te Whanga-nui-a-Tara (Wikipedia). Located in the geographic center of the country at the southern end of the the country, Wellington is the capital and the country’s second largest city. Wellington’s downtown is only two kilometers in length and it’s easy …

Flagstaff, Arizona

Photo Flagstaff (Diné: Kinłání Dookʼoʼoosłííd Biyaagi, Havasupai: Wii Hagnbaj or Wii Baggwa) is located in northern Arizona. Headlines How Flagstaff, Arizona, switched to LEDs without giving astronomers a headache – Arts Technica Twitter @VisitFlagstaff @FlagstaffBeer @TwinArrowsAZ @museumofnaz @flaglib @NativeInnovate @AZPubRadio @KaibabNF @NWSFlagstaff Elsewhere on the Web Kinłání Dookʼoʼoosłííd Biyaagi Wikipedia Flagstaff Kinłání – Wiktionary Nearby …

Oklahoma City

Photo: Cliff, Welcome Oklahoma City is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Oklahoma. The county seat of Oklahoma County, the city ranks 27th among United States cities in population. Tourism Portals visitokc.com oklahoma_city Government okc.gov Stockyards City stockyardscity.org National Memorial Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum Visit Bikes @SpokiesOKC Questions What …

San Antonio, Texas

Robert West Quote San Antonio, Texas Current time in San Antonio Monarchs October 12-20 Monarch Butterfly and Pollinator Festival pollinator-festival @monikam Check out the full schedule for this year's Monarch Butterfly and Pollinator Festival set for Oct 12-20! We're excited to serve once again as sponsor of this week-long celebration of science, citizen science, art, …

Las Vegas

Photo: 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 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 …

Cusco, Perú

Photo: Mariano Montel, Calles The city of Cusco, Perú (altitude: 3,400 meters) is modern as well as Indigenous and proud of its roots. Cusco is located near the Urubamba Valley (Sacred Valley) of the Andes mountain range. Cusco was the capital of the Inca empire and as such it houses countless archaeological monuments. It was …