Quito, Ecuador

Photo: Robert Lee, Centro Histórico (Some rights reserved) Ecuador – Quito is one of the few cities to experience four seasons nearly every day of the year. Also, its high altitude and sunny disposition make it a spirited place to live and visit. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/3fKsvnwkELxC5Wwc6 According to the historian Juan Paz y Miño, Quito comes …

Québec City

Photo: a.canvas.of.light (Some rights reserved) Spotlight on Québec, capital of the province of Québec. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/FyzKHCsRYVGQHNY86 Elsewhere on the Webville.quebec.qc.ca – @villequebec WikipediaQuebec City Features Planeta

Happy Birthday, Las Vegas

Photo: Ron Mader, Old Fort (Some rights reserved) Happy #117 in 2022. Las Vegas celebrates its birthday on May 15. Hashtag: #HappyBirthdayVegas As a city Las Vegas was founded on May 15, 1905 when 110 acres near Stewart/Garces/Main/Fifth (Las Vegas Boulevard) were auctioned. For history buffs, Clark County Museum is a must. We are also …

Las Vegas History

Photo: Ron Mader, Barber Shop Pole (Some rights reserved) Spotlight on Las Vegas History Videos The Forties The Thirties Funded by the Commission for the Las Vegas Centennial, “The City of Las Vegas: The Thirties” focuses on life in Las Vegas in the 1930’s. The episode will feature how the Hoover Dam, gambling, weddings, divorces …

Wellington Links

Wellington Flag New Zealand (Aotearoa) – What would locals like others know about Wellington (Te Whanga-nui-a-Tara)? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesThe nature reserve with a 500-year plan – BBCHere’s what makes the difference.25 Reasons Why All Aucklanders Should Just Move To Wellington – Buzzfeed Weather – Wellington – MET Time – …

Auckland (Tāmaki Makaurau) Links

Auckland Coat of Arms What would locals like others know about Auckland (Tamaki Makaurau)? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesHow Auckland museum is unpacking centuries of colonial legacy and indigenising itselfZip line Eden Park’s newest addition and a thrilling rideAucklanders, what do you want from your city?Auckland is a biodiversity paradiseVolcanic cones …

Cuenca, Ecuador

Photo: Romi Chiorean (Some rights reserved) Wikipedia: Santa Ana de los Cuatro Ríos de Cuenca, commonly referred as Cuenca, is the capital and largest city of the Azuay Province of Ecuador. Cuenca is located in the highlands of Ecuador at about 2,560 metres (8,400 feet) above sea level, with an urban population of approximately 329,928 …

Las Vegas Arts District 18B

Photo: Ron Mader, 18B (Some rights reserved) Las Vegas Arts District, or 18b, is a vibrant cultural hub packed with indie art galleries and performance spaces in converted warehouses. Jeff Hwang: “In Las Vegas, there’s the Strip, there’s Downtown Fremont Street and now you have the Arts District, which is kind of a third theme …

Los Angeles

Photo: Ron Reiring, Dodger Stadium (Some rights reserved) Los Angeles is the cultural, financial, and commercial center of Southern California. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/ujeCRdse3jH5Tjo78 AppsShakeAlertLA Earthquake Early Warning Photos Nearby Parks Planeta.com

Adelaide (Tandanya) Links

Adelaide Flag What would locals like others know about Adelaide (Tandanya), South Australia? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesWhat are we preserving?New hospital and arena may affect park lands heritage listingGlenthorne National Park – Ityamaiitpinna Yarta officially proclaimedAdelaide’s infamous cock-ups: The lasting legacy of big decisions in the City of ChurchesTripadvisor tourist …