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. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/DhBpYiS6pnsk2jUs6 Spotlight Ihumātao Indigenous Connections Tamaki Makaurau, …

Mexico City Zócalo

Photo: Northeast Corner Mexico City boasts one of the most storied plazas in the world. The Zócalo is the place to go to visit the Templo Mayor, National Palace and National Cathedral and is the heart of the Centro Historico, Mexico City and the nation itself. The Zócalo is bounded on the north by Cinco …

Nairobi

Photo: Francisco Anzola, Ambassadeur Nairobi is the capital and largest city of Kenya. The name “Nairobi” comes from the Maasai phrase Enkare Nyrobi, which translates to “cold water.” Main street: Kenyatta Avenue! Google Maps goo.gl/maps/7AukawSVHJiMQTBA6 In addition to its urban core, the city has Nairobi National Park, a large game reserve known for breeding endangered …

San Francisco

Photo: Matthias Ripp, Bird and Bridge 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 …

Prague

Photo: Nan Palmero, Gulliver Zepplin at Submarine Cables at Dox Museum Prague Prague is the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/CGctVPUxXZfyaAM98 Headlines ‘I’m a stranger in my own city’: Prague takes on Airbnb to dam flood of tourists – Guardian Railway Praha hlavní nádraží Videos Photos Planeta.com Czech Republic Europe …

Baltimore

Photo: Ken Lund, Federal Hill Park from Harborplace Baltimore is the largest city of the US state of Maryland. Questions What would locals like visitors to know about Baltimore? Google Maps goo.gl/maps/E7SPYMhk9iecc8v68 Wikipedia Baltimore Features Baltimore’s Trash Wheels Baltimore Tourism Day Light City Planeta Baltimore Links Maryland Maryland Links Cities

Nashville

Photo: Thomas Hawk, Cumberland River Nashville is the capital and most populous city of Tennessee and is located on the Cumberland River. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/7wEmT1BLp7xaMbiD8 Headlines Why Nashville Voters Rejected Public Transit Bookstores parnassusbooks.net – https://www.facebook.com/pages/Parnassus-Books/222274541130529 – @ParnassusBooks1 Elsewhere on the Web nashvilledowntown.com tootsies.net vanderbilt.edu wsmv.com Wikipedia Nashville Roads in Nashville Planeta.com Tennessee Tennessee Links …

Fort Wayne, Indiana

Photo: Northeast Indiana, Skyline Fort Wayne is a riverine city in northeast Indiana. The state’s second largest city, Fort Wayne was built at the confluence of three rivers: the Saint Joseph River, Saint Marys River and Maumee River. Some history. In 1794 the ‘fort’ in Fort Wayne was built near the Indigenous Miami village of …

Moscow

Photo: josef stuefer Moscow is the capital and most populous city of Russia, with 13.2 million residents within the city limits and 17.1 million within the urban area. Moscow is one of Russia’s three federal cities. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/5sNrUn8zWT1DJ2X66 Natural World The Moscow River, which is part of the Volga River system, passes the city …

Monterrey, Nuevo Leon

Photo Monterrey (elevation: 538 meters, 1,765 feet) is Mexico’s third-largest city and the country’s industrial capital. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/eche96tHYECyapDN7 Embedded Tweets Monterrey, Mexico 🔴 = iPhone🔵 = Android Second biggest economy in Mexico, highly developed and "Americanized". But also quite segregated by income, as this map shows. pic.twitter.com/czY21YrPkh — Sasha Trubetskoy (@sasha_trub) September 11, 2019 …