Cities Links

Photo: Vegas/Paris Links about cities presented in somewhat random fashion: Fearless Cities http://fearlesscities.com https://www.opendemocracy.net/fearlesscities Quiz https://www.theguardian.com/cities/ng-interactive/2017/dec/19/quiz-city-historic-map Headlines https://www.washingtonpost.com/video/postlive/transformers-cities-connecting-local-governments-with-citizens-and-their-cities/2017/11/14/596ef9ee-c956-11e7-b506-8a10ed11ecf5_video.html https://www.theguardian.com/cities/2017/jul/03/which-worlds-most-biodiverse-city-extreme-cities https://theconversation.com/go-native-why-we-need-wildlife-allotments-to-bring-species-back-to-the-burbs-69631 http://www.thenatureofcities.com/2015/06/14/how-can-we-engage-residents-to-conserve-urban-biodiversity-talk-to-them http://www.accorhotels-group.com/en/news/urban-ecotourism-greening-cities.html http://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2016/04/nature-urban-national-parks http://news.wtmlondon.com/blog/responsible-tourism/how-can-cities-meet-the-needs-of-locals-and-tourists http://safecities.economist.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/EIU_Safe_Cities_Index_2015_white_paper-1.pdf (PDF) The 10 worst city tourism videos The Rise of the ‘Free’ City Tour – @vickybaker The secrets of the world’s happiest cities How well do cities use the social …

Quito

Photo 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. Today, December 6, is the anniversary of Quito’s founding. Planeta.com joins the celebration by the making the requisite edits and updates on …

Cities

Photo: Ron Reiring, Dodger Stadium Cities need human voices to articulate stories about sustainable practices and responsible travel. There are countless good actions taking place around the globe and we would like to hear what’s taking place. Planeta.com spotlights cities around the globe. Our guides are far from perfect, so suggestions are always welcome. We would …

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 https://meowwolf.com/santa-fe/ http://www.quetengabuenamano.com http://www.folkartmarket.org http://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 …

Oaxaca City

Photo: Ron Mader, Tree Planting in the Alameda Oaxaca City is the capital of Oaxaca The city is located in the Central Valley of the Sierra Madre del Sur Mountains, at 17°05’N 96°45″W, elevation: 1,550 meters or 5,000 feet. Looking ahead … on April 25, 2032 Oaxaca City celebrates its 500th anniversary Weather Oaxaca City enjoys …

Salamanca

Photo: Patrick Nouhailler, 2018 view Salamanca is a city in northwestern Spain that is the capital of the Province of Salamanca in the community of Castile and León. The city lies on several hills by the Tormes River. Its Old City was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1988. Questions What would locals like …

Barcelona Links

Barcelona Flag Links related to Barcelona presented in mostly random fashion Headlines http://www.totemtourism.com/this-weeks-news-and-views/barcelonas-new-mayor-to-curb-unsustainable-tourism http://thebreathingforest.com/guide-to-barcelona The Battle of Barcelona: Pissed Off Residents Vs Drunk, Naked Tourists – @SamShepEdwards http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/blueprintforliving/an-architectural-tour-of-the-sagrada-familia/6361664 Naked Italians Spark Protests http://www.citylab.com/housing/2015/02/16-maps-that-explain-barcelona/385117 http://www.theatlanticcities.com/jobs-and-economy/2014/04/tourism-ruining-barcelona/8918 http://www.transitionsabroad.com/listings/travel/travel_to_eat/cooking-schools-and-markets-in-barcelona-spain.shtml Vecinos de lugares turísticos narran cómo les afecta vivir rodeados de turistas en verano News https://www.lavanguardia.com Recommended Listening Iconic Buildings: …

Morelia

Photo: Salvador, Morelia Morelia is the capital of the state of Michoacán. History Founded in 1541, the original name was that of ‘Valladolid’ as the Spanish Virrey Don Antonio de Mendoza christened after the city of the same name in Spain. Later it was renamed ‘Morelia’ as tribute to Mexico’s hero José María Morelos, a …

Bogotá

Photo: Pedro Szekely, View of Bogota from La Candelaria Colombia’s capital, and largest city, Bogotá is in many ways a microcosm of South America. In its historic center in the district of La Candelaria you can see the restored mansions of the Spanish colonisers, while the northern areas of the city are made up of …