Carson City, Nevada

Photo: Patrick Nouhailler, Carson City Carson City is the capital of Nevada, named after mountain man Kit Carson. As of the 2010 census, the population was 55,274. The majority of the town’s population lives in Eagle Valley, on the eastern edge of the Carson Range, a branch of the Sierra Nevada, about 30 miles (50 …

Seville

Photo: Alejandro Valero, La Plaza Seville is the artistic, cultural, and financial capital of southern Spain. It is the capital of Andalucia. Andalucia was occupied by Moors for about 800 years. Seville was the home of famous and infamous figures of history, the legendary “Don Juan” started from here to conquer the hearts of women …

Zaragoza, Spain

Photo: Jordi Payà, Sculpture Sculpture made by Catalan artist Jaume Plensa Zaragoza is famous for its folklore, local gastronomy, and landmarks such as the Basílica del Pilar, La Seo Cathedral and the Aljafería Palace. Together with La Seo and the Aljafería, several other buildings form part of the Mudéjar Architecture of Aragon which is a …

Wellington Links

Wellington Flag New Zealand (Aotearoa) – Links related to Wellington (Te Whanga-nui-a-Tara) presented in somewhat random fashion: Questions What would locals like visitors to know about Wellington (Te Whanga-nui-a-Tara)? Weather – Wellington – MET Time – Local time in Wellington Tourism Portals wellingtonnz.com http://www.wellingtonnz.com/sights-activities/must-dos @wellington_nz Facebook Headlines http://www.nzherald.co.nz/wellington-region/news/article.cfm?l_id=153&objectid=11680881 celia-wade-brown-pulls-out-of-wellington-mayoral-race some-communities-are-destroyed-by-tragedy-and-disaster-others-spring-back-heres-what-makes-the-difference 25 Reasons Why All Aucklanders …

Janes Walk

Elsewhere on the Web Jane’s Walk – https://janeswalk.org – is an annual festival of free, citizen-led walking conversations inspired by Jane Jacobs. Walks take place in hundreds of cities around the world the first weekend of May. Key Links janeswalk.org Facebook @janeswalk Questions Are there videos from the walks? Are there recommended online resources, publications, …

Launceston, Tasmania

Feral Arts, Cataract Gorge Launceston is a city in the north of Tasmania, Australia at the junction of the North Esk and South Esk rivers where they become the Tamar River (Kanamaluka). Government https://www.launceston.tas.gov.au https://www.facebook.com/CityOfLauncestonOfficial https://twitter.com/CityLaunceston Elsewhere on the Web TripAdvisor Map Photos Planeta.com Tasmania Australia Cradle Mountain

Glasgow

Photo: Lynsey Wells, University Glasgow (Scottish Gaelic: Glaschu) is the most populous city in Scotland, and the third most populous city in the United Kingdom, as of the 2017 estimated city population of 621,020. Glasgow is situated on the River Clyde in the country’s West Central Lowlands. People’s Palace is Glasgow’s social history museum and …

Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa or Addis Abeba, “new flower” in Oromo, is the capital city of Ethiopia. Founded in 1886, it is the country’s largest city with a population of more than 3 million. Headlines https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/africa/a-dc-coffee-shops-comfy-counterpart-in-addis-ababa/2016/05/14/e6731fa8-16c6-11e6-aa55-670cabef46e0_story.html Wikipedia Addis Ababa Planeta.com Ethiopia

Vatican City

Photo: View Vatican City is a country located within the city of Rome. With an area of approximately 44 hectares (110 acres), and a population of 1,000, it is the smallest state in the world by both area and population. Headlines A Jesuit cardinal-designate says Pope Francis is making Vatican II real Twitter @valealazraki Wikipedia …