ALBA SUD

Logo ALBA SUD – albasud.org – is a Catalan association, specialized in Research and Communication for Development, and founded in Barcelona in 2002. The association also has presence and collaborators in several Latin American countries (currently in Nicaragua, El Salvador and Mexico), and presents itself as a platform of exchange and joint work between professionals …

Kiruna, Sweden

Photo: Arild, 2017 (Some rights reserved) Kiruna (Northern Sámi: Giron, Finnish: Kiiruna) is the northernmost town in Sweden, situated in the province of Lapland. Google Maps NewsKuriren.nu Elsewhere on the WebWhy Sweden is relocating an entire town – BBCMarknadsdags: “Här i Jukkasjärvi siktar vi högt” (Market Day: “Here in Jukkasjarvi We aim high”)Stunning memory park …

Swedish Lapland

Photo: Nutti Sami Siida (Used with permission) By Anders Karrstedt (@anderskarr ) The word Lapland gives you an idea what it’s all about. It means ‘Land of the Sámi (Lappish) people.’ What most people today consider to be the last wilderness of Europe is also a distinguished cultural landscape inhabited by Sámi people for thousands …

Catalonia

Photo: Kent Kanouse, Antoni Tàpies Painting (Some rights reserved) Wikipedia: Catalonia is an autonomous community of Spain located on the northeastern extremity of the Iberian Peninsula. It is one of Spain’s eight communities which are designated as a nationality by their Statute of Autonomy. The capital and largest city is Barcelona, the second-most populated municipality …

Greece Links

Greece Flag What would locals like others know about Greece? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesWhat happened on Santorini when the tourism ‘machine’ stopped – CNNFilmmaker Costa-Gavras on politics, cinema and his new film on the Greek financial crisis- DWEmbracing Ancient Greek Traditions in Poros and the Peloponnese – Transitions AbroadIn Greece, …

Rhein = Rhine

Photo: Martin Fisch, Written in the sky (Some rights reserved) Wikipedia: The Rhine (German: Rhein) is a European river that begins in the Swiss canton of Graubünden in the southeastern Swiss Alps, forms part of the Swiss-Liechtenstein, Swiss-Austrian, Swiss-German and then the Franco-German border, then flows through the German Rhineland and the Netherlands and eventually …

Frankfurt

Photo: Mariano Mantel, Intercity Express (Some rights reserved) Spotlight on Frankfurt, Germany Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/WmKDssqaMkX59SYc7 TransportationFrankfurt is Europe’s third busiest airport (flughafen) after London and Paris with up to 1,400 arrivals and departures a dayfrankfurt-airport.com Bicycle coordination office City of Frankurt http://radfahren-ffm.de https://www.nextbike.de/en/frankfurt/ Tourism Portalshttps://www.frankfurt-tourismus.de – https://www.frankfurt-tourismus.de/en/Discover-Experience/Leisure-and-Sports/Bicycle-Rental Elsewhere on the Webhttp://www.frankfurt.dehttp://www.frankfurt.de/sixcms/detail.php?id=stadtfrankfurt_eval01.c.317693.enhttp://www.uni-frankfurt.dehttp://www.faz.net – @faznet WikipediaFrankfurt am Main …

Wales Links

Wales Flag What would locals like others know about Wales? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: Headlines‘Climate emergency’ declared by Welsh Government – BBCNational parks ‘could lose status if report implemented’http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-wales-3741852143 reasons why cycling anywhere in Wales is a terrible idea11 reasons why I bloody loves Wales Dyfi ospreys’ £1.4m observatory opens to …

United Kingdom

Photo: Nan Palmero, Telephone Booth (Some rights reserved) The United Kingdom is a constitutional monarchy and unitary state consisting of four countries: England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. HeadlinesUncovering Britain’s ancient rainforests – BBC Defra, UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural AffairsWorld-leading Environment Act becomes [email protected] Features Planeta

Sámi Links

Sámi flag Links related to the Sámi presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines‘Green colonialism’ and government threats provoke Sámi artists – FT Sami people persuade Norway pension fund to divest from Dakota AccessNo Room for Sweden’s ReindeerFjord Fiesta: Norway’s Best and Most Scenic Summer FestivalsSweden’s indigenous Sami people win rights battle against stateHeated debate over …