Nevada

Stamp Nevada (pronounced [ne- vae-da], with a short “a” as in apple) Nevada is a state of bold contrasts: rural landscapes and big cities, extravagant gaming and a movement toward farmers’ markets, local culture, renewable energy and a green building ethos. For those passionate for parks, wilderness, Indigenous cultures, responsible travel and great fun – Nevada. …

Mexico-USA Borderlands

Photo: Nogales We need a better understanding of where the United States and Mexico meet. The ten border states — Arizona, Baja California, California, Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, New Mexico, Sonora, Tamaulipas, and Texas — together exercise an economy that ranks third in the world for size. (double checking) Updating Planeta’s guides to borderland jewels …

Everglades National Park

Photo: Everglades National Park, Long Pine Key Nature Trail Key Links http://www.nps.gov/ever/index.htm @EvergladesNPS Headlines article94667592 Protecting Everglades National Park ends way of life for Gladesmen Homestead Launches Free National Parks Trolley Dawn Shirreffs: Everglades restoration cannot wait YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/EvergladesNPS Flickr evergladesnps Flickr Groups Everglades National Park Everglades Photographic Society Elsewhere on the Web http://www.evergladescoalition.org http://www.evergladesplan.org/facts_info/sywtkma_animals.aspx …

Mexico’s Monarch Butterfly Sanctuaries

Photo: Marlene Ehrenberg, Monarch Butterflies Updating for 2018. Suggestions are welcome. Mexico – The country’s most visited protected area showcases a natural marvel and mark your calendar — butterfly season lasts from November to March. Sanctuaries in the states of Mexico and Michoacan open their tourist services to the public from November to March. These …

Interstate 10

Interstate 10 Interstate 10 (I-10) is the southernmost cross-country Interstate Highway in the American Interstate Highway System. It stretches from the Pacific Ocean at California State Route 1 (Pacific Coast Highway) in Santa Monica, California, to I-95 in Jacksonville, Florida. Major cities that I-10 connects to include (from west to east) Los Angeles, Phoenix, Tucson, …

Albuquerque

Photo: John Fowler, Watermelon Mountain Albuquerque (Diné: Beeʼeldííl Dahsinil) is New Mexico’s most populous city. The first week of October check out the International Balloon Fiesta, the world’s largest such gathering of hot-air balloons from around the globe. Favorite Places Frontier Restaurant, an Albuquerque tradition located across from the University of New Mexico, serving great …

Pony Express

Photo: BLM Nevada, 50th Anniversary In 1860 from St. Joseph, Missouri, to Sacramento, California the Pony Express could deliver a letter faster than ever before. Today the Pony Express National Historic Trail celebrates this achievement on the 50th anniversary of the trails. Hashtag: #FindYourWay Key Links https://www.nps.gov/poex/index.htm https://www.nps.gov/oreg/planyourvisit/follow-the-trail.htm https://www.nps.gov/poex/learn/historyculture/index.htm https://www.nps.gov/poex/learn/photosmultimedia/mobile-tours-and-apps.htm https://www.nps.gov/poex/planyourvisit/places-to-go.htm https://www.flickr.com/photos/134389515@N06/sets/72157667680944016/ https://www.facebook.com/PonyExpressNPS https://twitter.com/NTIRNPS Elsewhere …

Minneapolis-St Paul

Photo: Food truck Minneapolis–Saint Paul is a major metropolitan area built around the Mississippi, Minnesota and St. Croix rivers in east central Minnesota. The area is commonly known as the Twin Cities after its two largest cities, Minneapolis, the most populous city in the state, and Saint Paul, the state capital. Despite the Twin moniker, …

Chicago

Photo: Mariano Martel, Tribune Tower The name Chicago is derived from a French rendering of the Native American word shikaakwa, translated as “wild onion” or “wild garlic”, from the Miami-Illinois language. Planeta.com Illinois Illinois Links Cities

MLB

Logo Major League Baseball Key Links https://www.mlb.com https://www.mlb.com/postseason https://www.facebook.com/MLBLiveGames https://twitter.com/mlb Elsewhere 2018-mlb-predictions Wikipedia 2018_Major_League_Baseball_season Planeta.com Baseball Baseball Links USA